February 5, 2012

Cabbies: Maria Provenzano Singh

NEW YORK, NY - Maria Provenzano Singh is a New York City cab driver. She says she loves the freedom of being her own boss. Driving taxi gives her the opportunity to learn so much about the city, people, and life. She says a taxi driver has to be part therapist, part bar tender, and part 'cop without a gun'. Maria grew up in New York. She is an American-Italian woman who married a Sikh. For her, Sikh and Italian culture have a lot in common. To learn more read: Life as an Italian American Sikh Female Taxi Driver in NYC (BBC)

VIDEO: Life as an Italian American Sikh Female Taxi Driver in NYC

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