Chaya Milchtein Chaya Milchtein is an automotive educator, journalist, and speaker as well as the founder of Mechanic Shop Femme. She's made it her life's mission to educate women and LGBT people about their cars. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.