Noam sent in this 10 minute film, “What’s a Girl Doing Here?”, by Diana Diroy. It includes a set of interviews with female cab drivers in New York. They’re a rare breed. According to the description by Narratively:
Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
Loud flashes of yellow are all around you in New York—46,000 taxi sedans, vans and SUVs streaking the streets. Yet, only about 170 of them are driven by women, a percentage even lower than the national average.