It's a Woman's World

The mission of our television show is to discuss any and all topics under the sun from a woman's point of view.

Tawnja Peterson, Executive Director, MCN

The crew and co-hosts of IAWW taped their show in the MCN Channel 6 studio for a fun change of pace. Our guest was Tawnja Peterson who shared with us, the story of how she came to be the Executive Director of Metro Cable Network and some interesting anecdotes of the leading up to this.


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Women Who are Homeless

Joining us today, Katherine Werner, community organizer and Christina Sayers, community educator and former homeless person. They are here to discuss adult women who are homeless.

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Identity Theft and Fraud

Special guest, Beth Lasseter from ID Shield is here to teach us about some things we can do to prevent identity theft and also things we should know to prevent some common telephone fraud scams.

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Healthcare for GLBTQI Patients

Dr. Susan Strauss discusses important healthcare issues pertaining to the GLBTQI community.

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Meditations on Media

Carolyn Marinen, Hennepin County Public Relations Officer is here to talk about the media and how information gets shared with the community.

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Uma Janga Cooks Pav Bhaji

Uma Janga cooks a vegetarian dish from Northern India called Pav Bhaji.

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Taking Care of Business

Jill Johnson from Johnson Consulting Services is here to share her insights on women in business and how to start and maintain a successful business.

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Ways of Overcoming Depression

Special guest, artist and poet Gail Speckmann is here today to share her story of overcoming depression and discuss with us the causes and how she overcame it.

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Human Rights Education

Kristi Rudelius-Palmer, Co-director, U of M Human Rights Center discusses human rights education with the hosts of It’s a Woman’s World.

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Communicate That!

Communications expert, executive coach and keynote speaker, Roshini Rajkumar joins us today. We discuss ways of improving our ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations including how we dress. “Being intentional is what’s important,” says Roshini as she shares her IAP Formula.

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Producer, Michael Rossberg

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Most episodes of the show are videotaped at TST's studio in Inver Grove Heights, others are shot at SPNN.

TST: 651-451-7834 - SPNN: (651) 224-5153
See the informational pages about TST and SPNN located elsewhere on this site.
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Our host: Alli Naithani

Since Alli began her stint as a television show host in 2006, she has demonstrated a level of eloquence, graciousness, compassion, and keen intelligence which makes her a standout among Twin Cities noncommercial television show hosts.

Co-host Susan Strauss

Co-host Uma janga

Co-Producer Nadia Giordana

Co-host Rashida Fisher

IAWW TV Cast and Crew

Michael Rossberg: Producer/Director/Video Editor

Beverly Crosby: Technical Director

Alli Naithani: Host

Dr. Susan Strauss: Co-host/Guest Coordinator

Uma Janga: Co-host

Nadia Giordana: Co-host/Co-Producer/Social Media Director/Camera Operator

Rashida Fisher: Co-host

Tai Goodwin: Co-host

Kathryn Kelley: Camera Operator

Dr. Artika Tyner: Special Contributor

Dr. Ellen Kennedy: Special Contributor

Carolyn Merinan: Special Contributor

Jill Johnson: Special Contributor

Gloria VanDemmeltraadt: Special Contributor

Lynn Garthwaite: Special Contributor

Emily Knudsen: Camera operator

Heidi Soll: “Global Women” banner photo

David Trood: “Average Global Woman” banner image