Angie Carothers is a top engine builder at General Motors' Performance Build Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky - the first female to get ten perfect engines in a row. “In 2020 and 2021, I've built the most engines in the whole shop. All the women, all the men, out of everybody. Even the best builder." She and her two daughters, Latrice and Charisse, work on high-performance engines for certain models of Corvettes, Camaros and Cadillacs. Each engine they work on gets a small plate with their name on it. "I thought factory work was a man's job until I seen that my mom did it,” Latrice said. “She came in here and she actually set the standard for me and my sister." They are proud of their work. "For somebody to actually get a Charisse Walters engine, they reach out to me like, 'Oh, is it true you're really a female? Did you really build it?'" Charisse said.

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