As an Emmy and Telly award-winning journalist, producer, and actress, I have witnessed firsthand the challenges that women face in the media industry. Despite our undeniable talent, creativity, and drive, we continue to confront barriers that limit our potential and restrict our opportunities. iWoman TV was born out of a deep and urgent need. It's more than just a platform; it's a movement, a rallying cry, a beacon of change. We are on a mission to dismantle the very structures that confine women, to break down the walls that have held us back for far too long. Why is this mission necessary? Because when we address the
disparities within television and film, we're not merely improving one industry; we're sending a message that echoes across all sectors. We're showing that talent knows no gender, creativity transcends boundaries, and opportunities must be available to everyone, regardless of who they are.
Cathleen Trigg-Jones holding her Emmy
By fostering a space where diverse narratives are honored, where collaboration thrives, and where every story can be told without compromise, we are not only spotlighting female creators; we are paving the way for the next generation to step into a world free from the challenges we face today. When we elevate women in media, we elevate society as a whole. We make room for innovative ideas, fresh perspectives, and transformative leadership. This work is not merely about entertainment; it's about advocacy, equality, and the belief that no voice should be unheard, no vision unseen, and no dream unattainable. I often reflect on why iWoman TV is so vital, and the answer is clear: it's about building bridges where there were once walls, opening doors that were once closed, and ensuring that every woman's potential is fully realized.