Uber Event for International Women’s Day
For International Women’s Day, Uber Montreal invited women driver-partners to an appreciation event. It was an opportunity to celebrate the women who help move our city, and bring reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere.
Thirty partners gathered over breakfast to meet and share their stories with each other. Mother-daughter partners, Amira & Nadia, as well as Gisele, a grandmother, and Mariya, a business owner, spoke to the larger group and shared their experiences.
As the morning came to a close, the partners received an illustration made just for them by Anne-Julie Dudemaine, a local illustrator. The artwork highlights the reasons why so many women choose to drive with Uber; to be their own boss, to have a flexible schedule, to meet new people, to balance time between work and family, and to be safe and informed.
Since Montreal launched uberX in 2014, it’s been exciting to see more and more women driving with Uber. In the past 2 months alone, the number of new women driver-partners has more than doubled, with hundreds of women taking the wheel each month.
Want to join our community of female driver-partners? Sign up to drive here.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.