Hosts Free Car Care Workshop for Women's Groups
no secret that consumers - especially women - are often
hesitant to take their car to a service center for fear of being
unable to communicate symptoms of vehicle problems.
is why Firestone Tire & Service Center is sponsoring a free
Car Care Academy for two internal women's business groups at BASF
and Dow Chemical, Women & Business Issues and Women's Innovations,
respectively. The educational workshop is presented by former
auto racer and automotive education specialist Pat Brown, who
will also speak to the groups about her experiences in the male-dominated
field of auto racing.
learning the basics of car care, women can empower themselves
the next time they take their car in to be serviced," said
Brown. "I am always excited to share my experience and knowledge
to help people extend the lives of their automobiles."
BASF invited Brown to speak after hearing the automotive education
specialist give a similar presentation at a recent women's conference.
was very impressed with her presentation and message," said
Dee Dee Honea, coordinator of Women & Business Issues at BASF.
"I knew she would be an inspirational guest speaker. This
is a great opportunity for both groups."
Brown has been conducting Firestone Tires & Service Center
Car Care Academies for more than 15 years, sharing her knowledge
with millions through the workshops and in media appearances.
As the first woman graduate from the prestigious Russell Racing
School's mechanic's training program, Brown holds a tremendous
wealth of knowledge when it comes to car care. She is a former
race car driver and the first woman to compete in the SCCA Dodge
Shelby Can-Am Series.
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