This All-Girl Auto Shop Will Fix Your Car And Your Nails At The Same Time

by Alison Bucalo
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Patrice Banks and her all-female mechanic shop are changing the automotive industry one car at a time with Girls Auto Clinic. She has been on a crusade since 2008 to empower women about their cars. Last year, her dreams became a reality when she opened her first auto shop in Philadelphia.

With a beautiful supportive environment, an in-house nail salon, and attentive service, they are truly shifting the stereotype of the auto shop. It’s a bonus that 5 out of the 7 mechanics are moms who share that the shift to an all-female shop has allowed them to truly fall in love with cars again as they cater to their kids. Rebecca, the first female master mechanic for BMW, brings her son Elijah and daughter Marley to work and knows they are in an environment that is not only safe but also filled with love. Patrice wants every woman to become a “sheCANic”, a woman who’s confident about caring for her car.

Bring a Girls Auto Clinic to your city by donating to their campaign now. .

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