Women's Empowerment Event - International Women’s Day

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March 5, 2015 - PRLog -- Audra Fordin, founder of Women Auto Know and owner of Great Bear Auto Repair and Auto Body Shop, will provide an auto awareness workshop to students at Stony Brook University on March 6, 2015 from 11 - 12.

This workshop is part of an International Women’s Day celebration organized by Brookhaven Women in Science. The event will include group discussion about women’s issues such as gender inequality and workshops about finance, health/fitness, and auto knowledge.

Audra hopes to help women feel less anxious about auto repair. Students will walk away with a better understanding of their vehicle and preventive measures that will reduce their auto maintenance budget significantly.  Audra believes that there are thousands of great local shops across America that care about their customers and that drivers should know what to look for in a mechanic.

There is nothing gender specific about being a great auto mechanic.  “Audra reminded us of the stereotype messages we’ve been brainwashed by. She has been under the hood of a car since she was twelve years old.  She increased her fourth generation family owned business by over 33% in just two years by addressing the female market.

Audra is currently writing a Kindle book that will be just another channel to get the message of all drivers “auto know” more about one of the most important and valuable assets they own.

This event is free and open to the public. Visit Stony Brook University online (http://calendar.activedatax.com/stonybrook/EventList.aspx...) for more information.


About Women Auto Know

Women Auto Know (WAK) is here to take the fear out of auto repair. WAK provides automotive education and resources that help women become safe drivers and confident consumers. If you would like to join the movement, please click here (http://www.womenautoknow.com/account.php?reg) to create your free account (it just takes a second!). Join WAK on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/whatwomenautoknow) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/WomenAutoKnow) for safety tips, inspiring quotes, and other tools that will empower you. Read more about WAK’s mission at http://www.WomenAutoKnow.com.

About Audra Fordin

Audra Fordin is the fourth generation owner of Great Bear Auto Repair and Auto Body Shop in Flushing, New York and founder of Women Auto Know; Audra has been featured on the Today Show, Inside Edition, Good Morning America, and Desperieta America.  She is fully committed to The National Children’s Museum’s life sized automotive exhibit that travels across the country introducing thousands of children to the family car’s interesting behavior.

You can reach Audra at audra@womenautoknow.com

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