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

Name: Kristina

Age: 30

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.

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