Meet Kristina: Student, Barista, Uber Rider
If you walk away knowing one thing about Kristina, it’s that she is the BIGGEST Star Trek fan, and has the tattoo to prove it. Beyond her love of sci fi, she’s studying to be a cartographer, has a knack for witty jokes, and helps the people of Seattle stay caffeinated. Basically, she’s the kind of gal you’d want to be friends with. #WomenMoveUs
Job: Student, Barista, Uber Rider
Favorite Hobby: Watching sci-fi (Star Trek), reading (Allister Reynolds and Harry Potter, constantly)
Describe Yourself in One Word: Badass
How Do You Uber?
I use Uber because it feels safe, and sometimes there is candy! I’ll use it to get to and from school, when I go out at night with friends, and I’ve used it to get flowers for Valentine’s Day. Basically, I use it all the time.
What defines a powerful woman?
Someone who can say no, channel her energy and is very aware of what she wants. She has a vision and won’t compromise
Who is a female role model in your life?
Amy Poehler; smart, funny, badass
As a powerful woman, what drives you?
I don’t want to regret anything. I want my life, efforts and time to have purpose.
Advice for other women?
Be a badass
How are you going to celebrate International Women’s Day?
I will have a beer with my lady friends at the Sorrento Hotel Lady Bar — toasting the awesomeness of being ladies.
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.