The mission of Girl Gang Garage is to empower, educate and encourage women to explore skilled trades. We inspire women to discover their own talents, remove barriers, and provide a safe supportive environment to explore opportunities within the welding and automotive service, repair, paint, and body industries; through a series of workshops and activities designed to make skilled trade learning accessible to females of all ages.
Girl Gang Garage is lead by women, for women. Led by Bogi Lateiner, who is dedicated to exciting the next generation of automotive professionals while empowering and strengthening the current industry.
We want to provide tools for women interested in advancing in the automotive space. From clinics and workshops to mentorship prgrams to hand on experiences – we are here to provide resources and support.
From teaching a workshop to financial donations, there are plenty of ways to get involved and support our mission to empower, educate and encourage women in the automotive field.
Women represent only 9.6% of automotive repair & Maintenance employees
Women buy 68% of new cars in the U.S.
1/3 of women say they don’t know how to change a flat tire
The Chevy Montage, is a ’57 Chevy pickup all-female build. Bogi is excited about giving women the opportunity to explore specialty careers in the automotive industry through this project. Bogi’s Garage will be providing hands-on-training with female industry experts and building community with women to share and support their passion for working on cars.