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Badass Engineers Episode 7!: Laura Kennedy - Spanners With Manners!


Badass Engineers Episode 7!

Laura Kennedy | Founder - Spanners with Manners



In this episode, I speak with Laura, Founder of London’s FIRST all-female garage, Spanners with Manners!!!!! 

Founded by Laura Kennedy who trained with Porsche at the very start of her career, almost 15 years ago. Since Laura has mastered working on all makes and models of cars and commercial vehicles. Laura worked in several garages before opening Spanners with Manners. She wanted to create a warm, welcoming, and non-judgmental environment for all her customers, but especially for women who often feel less confident at garages as the environment can be very male-dominated.



Next Episode: Badass Engineers, Episode 8 with Founder and CEO of Elvie, Tania Boler 

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About the series

Hi! I’m Shrouk El-Attar and I host BADASS ENGINEERS!

The world has a very specific view of what an engineer looks like and what an engineer does. But, y’all, the engineers I know are nothing like that!

In this 12 part series, I introduce you to some BADASS ENGINEERS in my community, and best of all, they answer YOUR questions! 


You can watch the entire series here:

Episode 1 - Bianca Cefalo

Episode 2 - Ying Lan Woh

Episode 3 - Ruth Amos

Episode 4 - Yewande Akinola

Epsiode 5 - Kristen Facciol 

Episode 6 - Dr Merritt Moore

Episode 7 - Laura Kennedy

Episode 8 - Tania Boler

Episode 9 - Professor Danielle George

Episode 10 - Professor Claire Lucas & Fatima Benkhaled

Episode 11 - Dr Nike Folayan & Dr Ollie Folayan!


Hello! My name is Shrouk El-Attar and I’m an Engineer, Belly Dancer, Refugee! I’m the Lead Electronics Engineering Consultant at Shrouk El-Attar Consultancy and my pronouns are She & They