QBP and partners expand women’s mechanic scholarship program

By Stephen Frothingham

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP and several co-sponsors are expanding a scholarship program that helps send women bike mechanics to an all-women’s class in professional repair and shop operations at UBI. This year the program will provide 16 scholarships.

In its first two years of operation, the program accepted more than 1,200 applications. “Technical knowledge can be a huge barrier for women who want to develop their careers in the bike industry,” said Alix …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News