Chip Ganassi Racing in partnership with six-time NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon’s primary sponsor PNC Bank have launched a Women In Motorsport internship.
PNC Bank and Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today the launch of Women In Motorsports Powered by PNC Bank with Chip Ganassi Racing, a new campaign to drive awareness and support for gender equality and economic inclusion for women in the workforce. The initiative includes a thought leadership video content series showcasing female industry leaders and an internship designed to accelerate career pathways in motorsports for women.
Additionally, CGR has launched a Women In Motorsport internship for college students.
Women are not just Racing in the NTT IndyCar Series but they are also making key decisions on the race track with IMSA performance engineer, Danielle Shepherd and IndyCar engineer Angela Ashmore and IndyCar mechanic Anna Chatten forming part of a video series as part of the Women In Motorsport initiative.
The Women In Motorsports internship program engaging a select group of female college students in on-site learning and career-development experiences during the 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season. The internship is open to eligible women attending a university, college or other higher education institution in the U.S. and includes a paid stipend and academic credit where applicable. The application portal opens at 9 a.m. ET, March 8, and closes at 5 p.m. ET, March 22. Chip Ganassi Racing will select the cohort and notify participants by April 1, 2022. For more information or to apply, visit wim.chipganassiracing.com.
Team owner Chip Ganassi said:
Teaming up with PNC to launch Women In Motorsports reflects our commitment to help advance opportunities for women in the sport,” “We’re excited to highlight the achievements of our team members and share a behind-the-scenes look at their contributions to this championship organization, which will hopefully help pave the way for female students to develop specialized skills in areas such as racing operations and engineering to information technology and athletic training, to name a few.”