W Series, the all female racing championship announced on Monday that they have name driver Naomi Schiff as Diversity and Inclusion ambassador to for the series.
The Belgian/Rwandan who did not qualify for a second season with the series has accepted the full time position and will be based at their London HQ.
Speaking about the new opportunity, Schiff said:
W Series has made an incredible difference to my life. So, although I haven’t qualified to race in the 2020 W Series championship, I’m still committed to pursuing a racing career and I’m more determined than ever to win a place in the 2021 W Series championship. In the meantime I’m delighted to be working with the W Series team in London – not only to help spread the word about the unique role that W Series is playing for female drivers worldwide, but also to attract the best drivers to us, whoever and wherever they might be.”
W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir commented on the news saying:
We’re delighted to welcome Naomi to the W Series team here in London. W Series is committed to equality and Naomi will be helping ensure that women from all communities, including minority groups, are represented as drivers, engineers or mechanics at W Series. As one of our original drivers, there’s nobody more passionate or informed to tell our story and we’re excited to be working with her.”