iWoman Report

The iWoman Report with Cathleen Trigg-Jones is a weekly news/talk show featuring all the latest in news, business, health, and entertainment, with a female focus. Each week, Trigg-Jones combines her 25-years of experience covering the news with her strong and personable interview skills to keep viewers informed, enlightened and entertained.

Season 3: Episode 4
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Access to Education is a Fundamental Right
Season 3: Episode 11

History was made last week in Washington, D.C. as the statue of Civil Rights leader and trailblazing educator, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune was unveiled in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall. Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune is the first Black person elevated by a state for recognition in Statuary Hall. In celebration of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s historic statue, we recognize her many achievements and the lasting impact she has made on the education system. Later, we drive into the cost of a college education and whether barriers such as systemic racism and the overwhelming price tag universities have prevent students from attending college.

Tragedy on Independence Day
Season 3: Episode 10

The past 4th of July weekend left Americans in despair once again as multiple shootings occurred amidst the Independence Day festivities. Cathleen Trigg-Jones takes us through the tragedy that happened in Highland Park, IL and the jarring difference in the way police officers treated the shooter, a white man, and Jayland Walker, a black man who was killed after being shot 60 times by officers after fleeing from a traffic stop. Plus, it’s BIPOC mental health awareness month, so Cathleen goes over the various factors people of color go through that add to the stresses of life and increase risk of mental illness.

Celebrating Title IX & It’s Impact
Season 3: Episode 9

The over turning of Roe v. Wade leaves us wondering about the future of women’s rights in America, but there is still room to celebrate the good things that have been happening to move toward gender equality. Governor Kathy Hochul may be New York’s very first elected female governor and we just celebrated the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, the legislation that made discrimination on the basis of sex illegal. Plus, an update on WNBA star Brittney Griner, who was arrested in Russia in February and has been detained there since awaiting trial.

Roe v. Wade Overturned
Season 3: Episode 8

After months of protests and outrage, the Supreme Court has officially determined the fate of women’s abortion rights with a ruling that overturned the constitutional right to an abortion in a 6-3 ruling. As a result roughly 26 states are likely to restrict abortion practices. On this iWoman Report, we uncover the Supreme Court decision that has stripped women of a fundamental human right that will disproportionately affect women of color and women in low-income communities.

The Continued Search for TiJae Baker
Season 3: Episode 7

In this exclusive interview, Cathleen Trigg-Jones speaks with the mother of TiJae Baker, a 23-year-old from Brooklyn who has been missing since May 1. Then, Cathleen is joined by Jennifer Madera, the Director of Safe Harbour Service at the Children's Village to talk to us about her work with homeless youth and trafficking victims.

When Will We Say Enough?
Season 3: Episode 6

Within the past two weeks, two mass shootings have shaken the United States, causing citizens and Senators to double down on calls for stricter gun control laws across the country. In this episode, Cathleen Trigg-Jones talks about the most recent mass shootings that happened only 10 days apart from each other. Cathleen is then joined by LIFE Camp Inc. Chief Wellness Officer Kheperah Kearse. She gives wellness advice about how to navigate everything going on in the world from shootings to war to COVID and what strategies you can use to prioritize your health and well-being.

Special Report: Bans Off Our Bodies Protest
Season 3: Episode 5

Following the release of the Supreme Court draft opinion leak on the fate of the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that allows abortion up until fetal viability, Cathleen Trigg-Jones takes us out to a protest advocating for abortion rights. Get the inside scoop on the fight for a woman's right to choose as Cathleen talks with people involved in the cause.

Oscars Recap: The Slap Heard Around the World
Season 3: Episode 4

The 2022 Academy Awards were filled with highs and lows. On this week’s episode of the iWoman Report we take a look at the historic moments of women in film and touch upon the backlash of what is being known as “The Slap Heard Around the World.” Then, Cathleen talks with the very first winners of the inaugural iWoman TV Film Fund Grant, Cat and Hannah, about their documentary film "Women Behind the Wheel." Joining this week’s episode are the winners of iWoman’s Film Fund Grant, Cat Haigh & Hannah Congdon to talk about their documentary film, “Women Behind the Wheel.” In the film they take a 3000 km road trip along Central Asia’s Pamir Highway, speaking with women along the way to hear their testimonies and shed light on a women’s movement that is largely ignored by Western media.

The PowHer of Equal Pay
Season 3: Episode 3

As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, we recognize the importance of Equal Pay Day which took place on March 15th with an inside look at Governor of New York Kathy Hochul’s bill signing which brought two bills into law that protect women from discrimination and ensure equal pay. Host, Cathleen Trigg-Jones highlights the first female director of a Pixar film as well as the ongoing effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to become an official constitutional amendment. Check out this week’s iWoman Report for a shoutout to some amazing women-owned businesses and much more!

Women's History Month
Season 3: Episode 2

March is Women's History Month ladies! This iWoman Report is shining a spotlight on all things woman! Make sure you tune in to our Women's Film Festival on iWomanTV all March long to celebrate and support all of these fantastic female content creators!

The Mental Health Crisis
Season 3: Episode 1

COVID-19 has caused a real increase in mental health risk for depression and anxiety, to name a couple. That’s why on this episode Cathleen is taking a look at the mental health crisis we are facing today. Gen Z, elite athletes, and TikTok are just a few of the topics discussed on this week’s iWoman Report. Plus, Cathleen is joined by Jennifer Sterling, a dance/movement psychotherapist, to talk about a unique approach to therapy that you may not have heard of before.