#WeSeeYou: Patrice Banks Fixes Cars Like A Girl & Empowers Other Women To Do The Same
Not all guys know cars. But, if you asked them how to change a tire or replace the brake fluid, it’s likely they’ll know how. This isn’t the case for most women, as many of us have been taught to maintain what goes on inside the house, and let the guys take on the outdoor chores. For this reason, women make up more than half of the clientele for automotive technicians.
Patrice Banks, owner of Girls Auto Clinic (GAC), was inspired to create GAC after several negative experiences with auto repairs. Like many women, she felt like she was being taken advantage of because she didn’t know enough about cars to understand whether or not the services being offered to her were necessary. And in some cases, they weren’t.