Women Driver-Partner Appreciation Roundtables Recap
In March, we pledged to create job opportunities for 1,000,000 women as drivers on the Uber platform by 2020. Every day, in each of our 300+ cities and 57 countries, we are working toward that goal.
Last week, in honor of Mother’s Day, we hosted women driver-partner appreciation events in 16 cities around the world to hear directly from our partners about their experience driving with Uber and to bring awareness to the flexible, equitable earning opportunity the Uber platform affords.
During these partner appreciation events we met with hundreds of incredible women driving on the Uber platform. The conversations at each roundtable provided us with invaluable feedback on new ways to enhance the platform and insights on how to build an even broader network of women driver-partners.
We heard from women like Mumbai Uber partner, Samina:
“I’ve been encouraged by the enthusiasm and support I receive from women driver-partners and Uber riders during trips.”
And enjoyed our discussions with women like San Diego partner, Jessica:
“What I love about Uber is that you get out of it what you put in. There is no economic inequality and no favoritism. I’m in control and it’s so cool!”
We look forward to continuing to meet with and learn from women partners as we drive toward our job creation pledge.
Whether you’re a freshman or a senior headed back to campus this fall, one thing is certain—you’ll need to eat. And there is nothing worse than being limited to questionable cafeteria food or taking a chance on expired leftovers in the back of the fridge. The best news? UberEATS is expanding to 30+ major college campuses by the end of the year, from Penn State to LSU to Boise State. Since we want you to focus on what you love about college and not worry about your next meal, we’re predicting the 5 times you’ll need to order UberEATS this semester.
We are excited to surpass the 100th city mark by welcoming two Brazilian cities, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, to the UberEATS family. From Atlanta to Warsaw, people have truly embraced this easy and reliable way to discover the food they love at the push of a button. Whether that’s an Indian inspired samosa, a good old-fashioned American burger or Vietnamese pho, people in 27 countries are using UberEATS to get a taste of the world’s flavors at the push of a button.
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.