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From Fender to Fashion: CRASH Jewelry Reveals Beauty in Discarded Vehicle Parts

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 14th, 2020 8:00am

From Fender to Fashion: CRASH Jewelry Reveals Beauty in Discarded Vehicle Parts By Chasidy Rae Sisk Most people only see scrap metal when a fender is removed from a vehicle, but Christi Schimpke, Founder of CRASH Jewelry, sees something beautiful and worthy of rebirth. After moving her studio into her husband’s auto body shop in Los Angeles, her admiration of the aesthetic appeal of discarded automotive parts led her to imagine a way to re-purpose those materials. Goal in mind, she set out to create unique ...


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How Jody DeVere is Zooming Her Way Through 2020 - CBT - 7/15/20

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 16th, 2020 2:00pm

How Jody DeVere is Zooming Her Way Through 2020 I adjust my new selfie light-ring (a Best Seller on Amazon), check to make sure my high-quality podcast mic volume is good, change my virtual background to set the stage, and start my video… another day Zooming along in 2020. Utilizing technology options like Zoom and other forms of video conferencing is a brave new world for many automotive industry trainers and trainees. I ...


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Jody DeVere: Zooming My Way Through 2020 - AutoInc. 7/13/20

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 16th, 2020 2:00pm

Jody DeVere: Zooming My Way Through 2020 - AutoInc. Adapt defined is the ability to become adjusted to new conditions. by Jody DeVere, July 13, 2020  I adjust my new selfie light-ring (a best seller on Amazon), check to make sure my high quality podcast mic volume is good, change my virtual background to set the stage and start my video… another day Zooming along in 2020. Utilizing technology options like Zoom and ...


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Tammy Tecklenburg, principal, Tecklenburg Advisors, On Being A Mentor

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2020 10:00am

Tammy Tecklenburg On Being A Mentor “I think everyone is a mentor,” says Tammy Tecklenburg, principal, Tecklenburg Advisors. “We all have experiences and different opportunities to share. Someone who has been in the industry for four years could certainly mentor someone who has been in the industry for four months. I think we all have something to offer. We can be a mentor and a mentee and make sure you are ...


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Shifting Gears to Manage Change During COVID-19

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 27th, 2020 10:00am

Shifting Gears to Manage Change During COVID-19 By  Jody DeVere - April 23, 2020   Yes, business must continue, but it may have to do so in many new ways. Being open to creative solutions from peers, suppliers and vendors can be valuable right now. Change is hard, especially under duress. I reached out to some automotive industry thought leaders for some insights on creative approaches you may want to ...


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Happy Womens History Month! Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Happy Womens History Month!  Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage Join us as we celebrate Women's History Month in a big way! This year is a major year for Women's History - 2020 marks the Centennial anniversary of Women's Suffrage.  It's an election year - which is not too surprising, 100 is divisible by 4 - so as you prepare to get out the vote, remember the wonderful women who paved the path for the "fairer sex" to the ballot box. Today we're looking at one of ...


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AutoInc Magazine - She’s Always in Motion! Using video in your social media marketing to women January 8, 2020 by Jody DeVere

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 20th, 2020 12:00am

2019 was a year of explosive growth of video on social media – visual content is king, and if your visual content isn’t moving, it should be. Views of branded video content have increased by 258% on Facebook and by 99% on YouTube. As we know, women are very active on social media, making up the majority of Facebook and Instagram users, and women use other platforms like Twitter and YouTube differently from men – men ...


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Automotive News - Fixed Ops Journal: Underrepresentation of women contributes to dealerships' tech shortage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 20th, 2020 12:00am

12/15/19  by Rick Popely About half the customers who take their vehicles to franchised dealerships for service are women, but their odds of being greeted by a female service adviser are only 1 in 5. The chances that a female technician will work on their car or truck are far slimmer — a little better than 1 in 100. Most dealers are scrambling just to find men to work as techs, let alone women. But they may be missing ...


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International Women's Day 2019

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 8th, 2019 4:00am

International Women's Day 2019 International Women’s Day is a global day of recognition that celebrates all the achievements of women – social, political, scientific, and beyond  – while striving for gender equality. International Women's Day has been observed since the early 20th century, and is now internationally recognized every year on March 8, as a part of Women's History Month. While it does have its roots in the socialist ...


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December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 7th, 2018 8:00am

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month Every day, millions of people use America's roadways to drive to and from work, school, and social events. Every day, millions of Americans depend on these roadways being safe so they may arrive at their destination. Every day, lives are needlessly lost and irreparably altered by crashes involving drugs or alcohol.  Tragically, in 2017, more than 10,000 people died in alcohol-related crashes in the United States, ...


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