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-year of experience covering the news with her strong and personable interview skills to keep viewers informed, enlightened and entertained.

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It's My Body, Not Yours!
Season 2: Episode 15

Shouldn't women be the only ones allowed to decide what they can do with their own bodies? For hundreds of years, women have been fighting to have basic human rights. Although we have progressed somewhat, we still have a long way to go. Even in 2021, some women legally can’t make decisions over their health, body, or reproductive rights. On this week's iWoman Report host, Cathleen Trigg-Jones discusses a woman's right to her own body and just what that means. Later, Trigg-Jones is joined by "Framing Britney Spears" director Samantha Stark. Tune in as we break down all you need to know about the many ways women can lose their right to make choices over their bodies. On this week's iWoman Report host, Cathleen Trigg-Jones discusses a woman's right to her own body and just what that means. Later on, in the show, Trigg-Jones is joined by Framing Britney Spears Director Samantha Stark. Tune in as we break down all that you need to know about a woman's right to her own body.

Play Like A Girl
Season 2: Episode 14

On this episode of the iWoman Report, we’re shedding light on the term ‘Play Like A Girl.’ These past few weeks, women have dominated sports headlines showing their resilience and dedication to their sport regardless of adversity. Host Cathleen Trigg-Jones is joined by Lindsay Flach, an American heptathlete who recently competed in the 2021 U.S Olympic Trials at 18 weeks pregnant. Lindsay gives viewers a glimpse into her journey and shares why she felt it was important to compete while pregnant. Watch the full episode now, only on iWomanTV!

Celebrating Crown Day!
Season 2: Episode 13

Following the 13th state passing of the historic CROWN Act to end hair discrimination, Cathleen Trigg-Jones, sits down with Esi Eggleston Bracey, Chief Operating Officer EVP & COO of Beauty and Personal Care at Unilever Global, and founding member of the CROWN Coalition. During the episode, Bracey briefs viewers on details of the 2nd annual National Crown Day, a now virtual event to help celebrate Black hair independence. The CROWN Act, which stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair, prohibits discrimination based on hair texture and hairstyle. A petition to make the CROWN Act law in all 50 states is nearing 500-thousand signatures. Find out how the movement began and where it's headed on this special iWoman Report.

Stronger Together: Women in Film
Season 2: Episode 12

Host Cathleen Trigg-Jones is joined by the powerhouse creative team behind the SeriesFest official selection 48 BLOCKS. This week’s episode takes a deep dive into the journey and challenges female filmmakers often face in the entertainment industry. Creator and producer, Sherry McCracken is accompanied by actor and producer, Dina Engel to reveal the inspiration behind their pilot 48 BLOCKS, an Atlantic City based production. The pilot was written and directed by Stuart Connelly and iWomanTV Founder Cathleen Trigg-Jones has joined the project as Executive Producer.  The pair is also joined by Francesca Francois-Grimaldi, the CEO & Head of Motion Pictures, Television & Talent Development, Crystal Ship Artists who shares her experience as a woman in the entertainment industry. These four powerhouse women go into detail about their shared experiences and their hopes for the future project. 48 BLOCKS revolves around Atlantic City; the dynamic relationships between the characters they’ve created, an ex-NBA player, new found real estate mogul, his wife and teenage son, business rivals and a local reporter. In the fight for Atlantic City, it’s survival of the fittest. Be sure to watch before it’s too late! The program is available until July 11.

Celebrating SurviveHERS
Season 2 : Episode 11

June is National Cancer Survivor Month, and on this week's episode of the iWoman Report, host Cathleen Trigg-Jones honors and celebrates surviveHERs. SurviveHERS, are women who have battled or are currently battling cancer. Lung and bronchial cancer is the leading cause of cancerous deaths in women; and while breast cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in women. There are currently 3.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States alone. Host Cathleen is later joined by multimedia personality, consultant, and Cancer SurviveHer founder Lyndsay Levingston. Levingston also details her experience battling cancer and highlights the work she's doing to encourage women in her position to keep going. Join us as we spark a much-needed conversation.

The Unapologetic Boss Chic
Season 2: Episode 10

In this week's episode of The iWoman Report, Host Cathleen-Trigg Jones discusses the new age businesswoman. Today 79% percent of women entrepreneurs in the U.S. feel more empowered now than they did five years ago. Every day young women in business are breaking barriers for the generations to come. They're no longer conforming to the "business etiquette" put in place by the previous generations. Host Cathleen is joined by two very well-versed young entrepreneurs. The first guest is Jocelyn Rivera, a creative marketing strategist, artist manager, event curator, and all-around respected operator in the New York City entertainment scene, as well as the CEO and founder of PressPlay, an agency she founded to bridge the gap between independent recording artists and the industry. Cathleen is later joined by Sandra Gracia-Lowery, a Google Digital Coach, Harlem-based professional marketing and branding strategist, and founder of Encounter Marketing & Public Relations. She also owns her own event planning company, POSH Agency, and launched the website Afro-LatinaBeauty.com Find out business tips and how young women are unapologetically shifting the workforce on this week's episode.

Pow-Her-ful Women
Season 2: Episode 9

In this weeks episode of the iWoman Report were talking about Pow-Her-Ful women in business! Oftentimes the success of a woman is overshadowed by a man, especially in the world of tech and big business. Today we'll be speaking with Dr. Angela D. Reddix is an award-winning businesswoman who has turned her small business into a six figure establishment. We'll also be discussing some powerful women in the media who often do not get their due credit. All this and more in this weeks episode of the iWoman Report.

Mental Health Awareness Month
Season 2: Episode 8

1 in 5 Americans are currently living with a Mental illness; that's about 47 million people currently suffering. In recent months many public figures have spoken about their ongoing battles with mental health. In this week's episode, we open up the floor for a conversation on mental health. In light of May also being Mental Health Awareness Month, host Cathleen Trigg-Jones discusses the stigma once placed upon mental health and the current shift in perspective. Cathleen is joined in conversation by Licensed Psychotherapist Christine Gutierrez and Psychology Practioner Amber Lee Forrester, two powerhouses in the mental health space.

We should talk about Foster Care
Season 2: Episode 7

Its Foster Care Awareness Month! As a former foster child Cathleen has a lot to share about both her experience as a foster child as well as the hard truths facing foster children. Cathleen interviews April Dinwiddie about her experience as a transracial adoptee, and her organization Adoptment. They discuss race in adoption as well as what it means to give back to the foster care system and help those children who do not have a home or someone to turn to when things get rough. Cathleen shares the statistics regarding the foster care system in America, as well as how the COVID-19 Pandemic has drained the already parched system of its resources. She goes into the mental health effects many children and adults who grew up in this system deal with years after. All this and more on this weeks episode of the iWoman Report.

Understanding Financial Literacy
Season 2 Episode 6

On this week's episode host Cathleen Trigg-Jones, closes out the 17th annual Financial Literacy Month with a conversation on the importance of understanding finances. In America, women have only been in the workforce for 61 years. With finance becoming a part of everyday conversations, Cathleen dives into conversation on just what this means for women. Cathleen is joined by Chase Manhattan Region’s Market Director Sherkera Green. Sherkera gives universal tips and insight for all things finances. Cathleen is also joined by Multimedia personality TT Torrez for a recap of what's happening in Hollywood this week. All this and more in this week's episode of the iWoman Report.

Power of Women in Politics
Season 2: Episode 5

On this week's iWoman Report host, Cathleen Trigg-Jones discusses the power of women in politics. As we’re approaching the 101-year mark of women’s suffrage in America. It’s important to recognize the moves we’ve been making with that power. Women have been leading the way these past few years and we’re looking for a change. Cathleen discusses how the female leaders in the US have been creating positive moves towards gender equality both nationally and in their own cities. With Biden-Harris administration setting the example by utilizing their all-female led communications team to pave the way, as well as Kamala’s new all-new women-led cabinet. Cathleen speaks on how women have continued to be the change-makers in our society. Women have been showing up and showing out in every industry, and especially politics, like Raven Robinson. Raven Robinson, a Bronx native who has been considered to be one of the best Public Relations experts of our time. Her book, Your Campaign: A Business Owner’s Guide to Understanding Public Relations: PR 101, This workbook provides a call to action by providing lines and charts that layout notes on your target market, analysis, and more. Raven and Cathleen discuss women in politics. Cathleen is also joined by special guest New York City Mayoral candidate Raymond McGuire. Raymond J. McGuire is an American businessman and political candidate who worked as an executive at Citigroup. Raymond discusses his plans for elevating women in the political field and what he is aiming to change if he is elected mayor. Cathleen and Ray get into his plans to empower women in New York and get them back to the workforce as well as the importance of doing so. All this and more in this week's episode of the iWoman Report.

Breaking News: Justice For George Floyd iWoman Report with Cathleen Trigg
Season 2: Episode 4

In just moments after the "Derek Chauvin trial's" verdict is announced, Cathleen Trigg-Jones is joined in a live discussion with Tamika Mallory, Founder of 'The Until Freedom' organization, and Brandon Williams, the nephew of George Floyd. Derek Chauvin is the former Minneapolis Police officer who kneeled on George Floyd's neck for over 9 minutes back on May 25th, 2020. The murder of George Floyd left much of America in an uproar, sparking protests, riots, and high racial tensions. As of April 20th, 2021, Chauvin is found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter after murdering. Cathleen Trigg-Jones dives into a live discussion with activist Tamika Mallory straight from the courthouse as the verdict is released.

Women's Equality
Season 2: Episode 3

On this special edition of iWoman, we get into the issues affecting women today as we close out this year’s Women’s History Month. Why is there still such a large pay disparity for women in 2021, and what is the Biden Administration going to do about it? Special guest, Chioma Valcourt discusses how women owned businesses have been affected by the pandemic, pay disparities, and her new wig line Dimmah. Then Cathleen is joined via zoom by Ericka Pittman, brand expert and marketing genius to discuss her new book, What Mommy Never Told You.

2021 Inauguration Special
Season 2: Episode 2

The iWoman Report hosted by Cathleen Trigg-Jones kicks off the Inauguration of the 46th President of the United States Joseph R. Biden, Jr and Vice President Kamala Harris. 

Dr. Anthony Fauci - What Made Fauci Blush
Season 2: Episode 1

Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses Trump's bizarre behavior following his diagnosis of COVID-19, as well as his unlikely friendship with tennis icon Arthur Ashe who died of AIDS complications. But he couldn't stop blushing when host Cathleen Trigg asked him this one question. #Fauci #iWomanTV #CathleenTrigg #kamala