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Ep.34 Brakes for Breasts—“With a business comes visibility;

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Release Date: 01/08/2020

EP.58: Lara--That Porsche Girl: “Let’s Get Women Off the Hoods and Into the Driver’s Seat” show art EP.58: Lara--That Porsche Girl: “Let’s Get Women Off the Hoods and Into the Driver’s Seat”

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Lara, That Porsche Girl, is a fit model in California. Formerly, she was a Hollywood precision driver where she doubled for famous actresses in various films, but her love for cars started when she was only 12 after watching an independent, successful woman purchase a Porsche on her own. This symbol of women empowerment was burned into Lara’s memory and has guided her throughout life. After finding success in her modeling career, Lara recently decided she’d “flow with the river” and start pursuing her passion—Porsche cars! Join us on this episode as Lara talks about coming full...

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Ep.57 Amanda Beyer-- The Standard in Automotive Upholstery show art Ep.57 Amanda Beyer-- The Standard in Automotive Upholstery

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Amanda Beyer is the owner of Manda Marie Upholstery.  She has over 14 years experience doing upholstery for Gulfstream Aerospace, a Ferrari restoration ship and concourse level restorations.  Amanda leads us through her journey as a mentee to entrepreneurship as a custom automotive upholstery shop. Amanda’s contact info: Instagram: @manda_marie_upholstery Facebook: @mandamarieupholstery Website:   What is the Femcanic Garage community all about? Go check us out! You can visit our website at You can find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pintrest and Tik Tok by searching...

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EP56. Renee Edwards-Ambrose—“Treat Your Car Like You Treat Your Vagina!” show art EP56. Renee Edwards-Ambrose—“Treat Your Car Like You Treat Your Vagina!”

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This Caribbean Queen hails from Antigua & Barbuda! She is a multi-talented, dynamic woman who has done it all from piloting airplanes to drag racing to modeling. Her brand encompasses three different entities—InRealLyfe, LHF Motorsports, and Lady Mex. InRealLyfe involves her motivational speaking, modeling, and entrepreneurship entity; LHF Motorsports is her racing and media/culture entity; and Lady Mex involves automotive workshops teaching women basic auto maintenance skills. Join us this week for a fun episode where Renee shares her charismatic personality and tells us all about how...

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EP.55: Emily Reeves—“Don’t Let ‘NO’ Stop You!” show art EP.55: Emily Reeves—“Don’t Let ‘NO’ Stop You!”

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Emily Reeves is a professional YouTuber. She and her husband, Aaron, host the channel, Flying Sparks Garage, where they vlog their personal experiences with wrenching and car restoration. Their vlogs include restorations on Emily’s GTO (“Roxy”), their Datsun 280Z, and other wrenching adventures. Emily’s passion for cars began when she and Aaron met in her mid-teens. Ever since, Emily has learned as much as she could about wrenching and cars while also working on her modeling and acting career. Join us on this episode as Emily shares how she leveraged her skills in modeling and...

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Ep.54: Amanda Brisebois—“If You Want to Be An Artist, Go to Business School” show art Ep.54: Amanda Brisebois—“If You Want to Be An Artist, Go to Business School”

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Amanda Brisebois is a custom painter who specializes in airbrushing motorcycles and helmets. She is the owner and founder of Black Widow Custom Paint in Ontario, Canada. Amanda did not set out to be a motorcycle painter, but you couldn’t tell by looking at her work. Amanda has won several trophies with her unique paint jobs and she’s become a recognized brand in the industry. Join us in this episode to learn more about how Amanda became not just a motorcycle painter, but also a savvy business woman. You can follow Amanda's work on:  Website: Instagram: @blackwidowcustompaint...

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EP.53: Katie Chandler—“If You Can Visualize It, You Can Do It!” show art EP.53: Katie Chandler—“If You Can Visualize It, You Can Do It!”

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Katie Chandler is a BMW auto technician in the UK. At 21, she’s just finishing up an apprenticeship as a “panel beater” with BMW, but don’t let her youth fool you! Katie already has 5 years of experience in the auto industry and she has the skills and wisdom to prove it! Her experience includes fully restoring her own daily driver, painting a Porsche race car with a Jägermeister livery, and creating her own business, Nug Stripes, where she is a sign painter and pinstriper. What is a “panel beater”? You’ll just have to listen to this episode to find out…join us as Katie schools...

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EP. 52— EP. 52—"Ellie’s Garage”—A Girl Just Doing What She Loves!

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Ellie is the host of the YouTube channel, “Ellie’s Garage”—a video blog of Ellie’s journey into restoring a 1965 Ford Falcon alongside her father. Last year, at 14, Ellie decided that her first driver should be “a new old car” so her parents put her up to the challenge. Join us in this episode as Ellie shares how she discovered her passion for cars, what made her decide on a Ford Falcon, what she thinks of gender stereotypes and why no one is going to stop her from doing something she loves! You can follow Ellie's journey on:  YouTube – youtube.com/elliesgarage Instagram...

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Ep.51 Michelle Tansey-- Co-Owner of Dubclinic show art Ep.51 Michelle Tansey-- Co-Owner of Dubclinic

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Michelle Tansey is in the driver seat today.  Michelle is the co-owner of Dub Clinic, an auto repair shop in Santa Clara California that specializes in Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini.  This police officer turned auto repair shop owner shares her story of defeating cancer, the journey of adopting a child and launching Dubs Anatomy, a car education class for women.  Go on and have a listen… You can connect with Michelle at: Facebook: @dubclinic Instagram: @dubclinic   The women’s group is Dubs Anatomy, go give them a follow. Facebook: @dubs.anatomy...

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Ep.50—Brandy Goff—“It’s What I Want and It’s What Makes Me Happy” show art Ep.50—Brandy Goff—“It’s What I Want and It’s What Makes Me Happy”

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Brandy Goff is an automotive technician in Maryland. She has over 7 years of experience in the field, but her love for cars began when she was a young girl watching her father and grandfather work on their racing car projects in their garage. The world of automotive was not Brandy’s first career choice, but as she explored further, her passion pulled her in! Brandy’s dream was not immediately supported by her loved ones, but she persisted remembering that, “It’s what I wanted and it’s what makes me happy”. Join us in this episode for one of our most open and REAL conversations yet...

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Ep.49--Louise Baker- The Original Womanic show art Ep.49--Louise Baker- The Original Womanic

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Louise Baker is in the driver seat today.  In 2016 she went from stocking supermarket shelves to launching Womanic--motor mechanics with a Feminine touch!  She has been a featured guest in the UK on radio, TV and magazines...all while running her shop full time. She is the business and the trades woman as i do all work from business and banking, to picking the customers car up and fixing it.  Enjoy the show. You can connect with Louise at: Facebook:  Instagram: Womanic_louise   What is the Femcanic Garage community all about? Go check us out! You can visit our...

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Laura Frank & Leigh Anne Best are the co-founders of Brakes for Breasts—an organization that fundraises with more than 100 independent auto repair shops across the U.S. and Canada to support research for the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Fund. As of 2018, they have raised almost $750, 000 with the goal of reaching $1 million by the end of this year! With combined experience of over 30 years in the automotive industry, Laura and Leigh Anne have created the perfect WIN-WIN-WIN-WIN scenario where the customer, the shop, the vendor, AND the world wins! Join us on this episode to hear how these “big thinkers” are reaching their goal of “saving the world” one auto shop at a time. 

You can find out how to get involved by visiting their website at https://www.brakesforbreasts.com/

 

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