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Femcanic Garage Podcast Featured in Inaugural Issue

Podcasting a Life-Long Love Affair with Cars

What does a six-year-old girl, containers filled with gasoline, and a Pontiac GTO have in common? They’re the foundation

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Femcanic Garage Podcast
made it into Forbes

This is what Joshua Dudley, contributing writer for had to say about the article on Femcanic Garage

Feature #4 - “She Saved All Her Money And Bought A GTO...Podcasting a Life-Long Love Affair with Cars.” This is the first feature in the “Leisure” category and is a “write-through” interview with Jayme Blasiman host of the Femcanic Garage podcast about women in the automotive industry. A “write-through” interview is one that doesn’t use the traditional Q and A format but instead picks and chooses quotes from the interview along with other source material to tell a story. In this case, it’s an emotionally perfect story loaded with details that encapsulate the “can do” attitude of the host and how she hopes to inspire other women in the industry.

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Femcanic Garage Podcast
Ranked #26 by Feedspot

Top 35 Women Empowerment Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020

Feedspot has a team of over 25 experts whose goal is to discover and rank popular blogs, podcasts and youtube channels in several niche categories. With millions of blogs on the web, finding influential bloggers in a niche industry is a hard problem to address. Our experience leads us to believe that a thoughtful combination of both algorithmic and human editing offers the best means of curation.

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Femcanic Garage Podcast
featured in
Auto Body News

Femcanic Garage Podcast Highlights Females in the Industry

Although it’s 2019 and many people will claim that gender equality has been achieved, the fact remains that society identifies distinct differences between females and males.
Yet, the reality is that many expectations for the “softer sex” are a construct that doesn’t quite jive with reality. This is evidenced in the automotive and collision repair industry by the constantly increasing membership levels of women-focused organizations, such as the Women’s Industry Network (WIN) and Women in Automotive (WIA), showing just how many women are actively involved in this unconventional career field.
Earlier this year, Jayme Blasiman decided that these women should be highlighted so their contributions and impact to the automotive industry can be recognized – that’s when she founded Femcanic Garage, a podcast featuring interviews with women in the automotive and racing industries. According to Blasiman, “With the Femcanic podcast, I want to give a voice to women in the automotive industry through a medium that hasn’t been explored in a professional way.”
“My hope for Femcanic Garage is that it will inspire women, young ladies, and girls to pursue the wrenching and racing trade on any level they wish. Even if they never get their hands dirty, I want to spark their curiosity and give them full permission to explore the automotive industry without the apprehension of ‘girls don’t do that,’” Blasiman expressed.

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Femcanic Garage Podcast
Ranked #19 in the
Women Empowerment Podcast Newsletter

Top 35 Women Empowerment Podcasts You Must Subscribe & Listen to in 2019

Women Empowerment Podcast newsletter is a comprehensive summary of the day’s most important audio podcasts episodes from the best podcasters on the web, and delivered to your email inbox each morning.

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Jayme featured on the Pints & Polishing Podcast

Jayme dives into the topic of perspective with the hosts of the Pints & Polishing podcast

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  • "As someone who has trouble talking to new people, I was happy that Jayme was able to make me feel so comfortable with her. She guided me through the conversation and made it fun and easy to share my experience. She’s an excellent interviewer and I am grateful that I got to be a part of this amazing platform."
    Ellie's Garage
  • "Femcanic Garage was my very first podcast ever and Jayme was incredible throughout the whole experience. Just listening to Femcanic Garage podcast is empowering, it's an ALL female based platform, where she interviews women in all positions within the automotive industry . They touch on real life events, workplace hardships and challenges females face in the automotive industry. I highly recommend women in our industry to reach out to Femcanic Garage and share their stories and others to go and listen to these women share amazing stories that make you reflect on your own day to day challenges! "
  • "This podcast is a perfect representation of women supporting and empowering women. Jayme and her guests pass along such valuable advice to the younger generation of Femcanic’s. I wish this type of positive message was around for me to hear when I was first starting out as an auto mechanic. When I was a guest, I felt so comfortable speaking with Jayme. She made me feel so supported and safe when sharing very sensitive stories about my experiences in the automotive industry. Thanks, so much Femcanic garage for sharing my story!"
    Brandy Goff
    Automotive Mechanic
  • "As a longtime fan of the Femcanic Garage podcast it was truly an honor to be interviewed by Jayme, it was so much fun! I have learned so much from her featured guests and commend the work she is doing to empower and bring light to the issues of women in the automotive industries. LOVE IT!"
    Lara Salas
    Professor of Collision Repair Technology
  • "Being on the Femcanic Garage Podcast and speaking to Jayme was a unique and empowering experience. It is wonderful to have a safe and judgement-free platform to speak about what it’s like to be a woman in the automotive industry. Jayme conducts herself like a seasoned interviewer and she has a great voice! As a listener of Femcanic Garage Podcast I love to hear ladies talk about cars, working in the auto industry, and sharing their experiences."
    Patrice Banks
    Owner of Girls Auto Clinic
  • I had so much fun talking to Jayme about the industry and my career. It was really refreshing that she didn't shy away from subjects that might be deemed too controversial for some like, LGBT, women in the industry, and an overall lack of diversity in our industry. These conversations need to be had if we want the industry to be more inviting to other types of people.
    Jill Trotta
    Vice President/GM RepairPal, Inc
  • It was an honor to be a guest on the Femcanic Garage Podcast. Jayme is courteous, professional and passionate and it truly shows through her work and dedication to the industry.
    Jeanette DesJardins
    Owner of Car Chix
  • Femcanic Garage has played a substantial role in advancing the participation of women in the automotive and motorsports industries through the dialectic of storytelling.  Listeners are provided encouragement, empowerment and direction that stimulates growth, both personally and professionally. Participating in this podcast has been one of the highlights of my professional career.
    Andrea Bullard
    Owner of Off Road Like A Girl
  • I love to talk cars and I am passionate about empowering women.  Femcanic Garage gave me the opportunity to do both while recording a podcast with Jayme and it was a blast!  Less that 2% of working technicians are women, which is completely unacceptable.  By giving voice to women in the Industry, Femcanic Garage is a part of the solution and I am proud to a part of the Femcanic community!
    Chris Cozad
    Owner of Alternative Auto Care
  • Jayme is an incredible host to work with. She made me feel so comfortable while I was sharing my story and experiences. Femcanic Garage is such an important podcast because it allows women in the industry to hear about all kinds of different opportunities and real, raw experiences that other women may have gone through, both good and bad.
    Madison Ervin
  • Thank you, Jayme! I didn’t realize how much I needed what you’re doing until I was listening to your podcast and was hearing my story, or something very much like it, as experienced by other women in their journey; stories of self discovery, trials and triumphs. Thank you for what you do, it’s a beautiful thing.
    Nhu Nguyen
    Certified Silver & Classic Porsche Technician
  • It was my pleasure to be a guest on Femcanic Garage podcast. Jayme made the conversation easy, and is connecting amazing women in the automotive industry! Each episode brings light to the generation of women and were their dreams can take them.
    Vallee McColley
    Auto Damage Appraiser
  • Femcanic Garage is a place where you can go to find inspiration, encouragement and perseverance through other women’s stories. Jayme has created such a fantastic space for women to feel comfortable sharing their stories and experiences; it’s just like having a conversation with close friends or family.
    Shelby Livetsky
    Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • Femcanic Garage is an amazing company that helps women and girls through the challenges they may face in the automotive industry.  The podcast is a way for us females to stick together, help raise each other up, and possibly help others through situations we are encountering now.  I am and always will be a Femcanic!
    Kathreen Larsen
    Sygnet Auto Trimming
  • I was honored to be a guest on the Femcanic garage podcast! Jayme is doing a fantastic job of bringing to life real stories and experiences from ladies in the trade. Definitely a podcast worth listening to!
    Hilary Noack
  • We were honored to help Femcanic Garage with the branding and design of their new online presence. Female led brands supporting other female brands is such a beautiful thing!