Featured Video: “Car Repair is Women’s Work”

Featured Video: “Car Repair is Women’s Work”

Car mechanic and mother Audra Fordin dons her work gloves to do a grease job on an automobile in her shop in Queens, New York. She’s so comfortable under the hood that she’s embarked on a mission to teach other women the basics of auto repair in monthly classes called, “What Women Auto-Know,” donating proceeds to help fix the cars of women in need.

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Ann Farmer is a freelance journalist who covers local news for The New York Times and writes about culture, law and other topics for magazines including Emmy, the Directors Guild of America Quarterly and the American Bar Association’s Perspectives. She resides in Brooklyn, N.Y.