Meet Mariya: Business Owner and Uber Driver-Partner

Have you ever wondered who the friendly-face in your driver’s seat is outside of the car? Meet Mariya, an Uber driver-partner. She’s been driving 6 months and is motivated by pushing new limits, growing her own business and learning from riders who hop in her car everyday.


Tell us about yourself.

I was born in Bulgaria and I have lived in Montreal for 11 years. I like extreme sports; I use to rock-climb and drive race cars in Bulgaria and I’m currently taking lessons to fly a private plane. I’m an independent business owner in the health industry and a proud Uber driver-partner!

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Why did you decide to partner with Uber?

Driving is one of my passions, I love to get behind the wheel. I also just started my own business, which I’ve needed to invest a lot of time into. Uber gives me the flexibility I need to put the hours in and also make a decent amount of money while starting it.

Why do you enjoy driving with Uber?

Driving with Uber makes me feel happy, free and proud. I love interacting with people and constantly learning. With Uber, I’m still my own boss. I have the flexibility to focus on my company as well as the other things I enjoy, like playing tennis. I also enjoy that I have different experiences on a daily basis with Uber. There is always new people in my car, whether they’re from Montreal or other parts of the world.

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What would you say to other females who are interested in driving with Uber?

I would definitely recommend driving with Uber to other women. The GPS technology makes Uber completely safe, and it’s an amazing opportunity to meet new people and learn everyday. I hope to see more women on the road!

Want to join Mariya and our community of female driver-partners? Sign up to drive here.
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