Me, The Change: Meet Sushma, Kolkata’s Only Female Uber Driver

Do you know a young woman achiever? Then nominate her for The Quint’s ‘Me, The Change’ campaign!

Me, The Change
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Do you know a young woman who will vote for the first time in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections? Is she between the 18-24 age group? Has she done something out of the ordinary? Then tell us about her! As part of The Quint’s ‘Me, The Change’ campaign, we are looking for young women achievers.

As the only female Uber driver in Kolkata, Sushma Midde is one of the extraordinary women we came across in our search for young achievers.

Midde, who has completed over 500 trips, told The Quint, “I love this life. I thoroughly enjoy what I am doing.” It feels great to be greeted by passengers who are usually pleasantly surprised to encounter a female driver, she said.

Midde added that she doesn’t let herself be affected by people who disapprove of a woman in this profession. Instead, she enjoys driving her car on Kolkata’s streets.


Impressed by Midde’s hatke career choice? Do you like her gutsy, dabangg attitude? Know someone different and daring like her? Tell us!

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