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This Black Woman-Owned Rideshare App Prioritizes Women, LGBTQ Safety

In an effort to provide safety for women and the LGBTQ+ community, one Black woman-owned rideshare app was launched in the south. Atlanta native Kiersten Harris grew up on the southside of the city and has always been committed to the betterment of her community. The 22-year-old entrepreneur is now the co-founder and CEO of what’s said to be the first female-friendly rideshare app in the south , HERide, according to Reckon. “Our motto is ‘Choose to be unbothered,’” said Harris in an interview with Reckon. “We wanted to create a platform for women to feel safe and welcome. Our drivers and passengers come first. Here’s how you can stay safe during this time of COVID-19. Stay updated by following @CDCgov for tips and updates. If you are showing symptoms please inform a medical professional. — HERide™️ App (@getheride) March 15, 2020 On top of providing safe, reliable transportation for members of the LGBTQ+ community and women, Harris had the vision to create...

Shanique Yates

Oct 9, 2020