Taming Toilets: Exploring Plumbing (Online)
Taught by Kimberly Worsham
Kimberly Worsham is a water & sanitation (WASH) specialist in the development industry and founder of FLUSH. She discovered a passion for toilets early as a child who always needed to inspect restaurant facilities, but was reminded of that love while consulting in India, and has continued her love by working on projects in NYC, Australia, Cambodia, Ghana, and Kenya. In different lives, she has worked in local government, corporate marketing, and even taught math in Rwanda. She received her MPA and B.Sc in business at NYU, and a Masters in Integrated Water Management from the University of Queensland as an International WaterCentre Scholar.
Other than Super Mario Brothers, what do you know about plumbing? There's surprisingly a lot to learn about this fascinating world! Come learn about an ancient profession that keeps our lives functioning smoothly from behind the scenes.
In this class, we will learn what exactly is plumbing - it's a larger field than you might think! We will also explore the long history of plumbing and the days of the plumbing boom in the US. We will discuss why we have a plumber shortage, and why it may be the career you never thought you wanted. We'll end it with a brief crash course on tapping your inner plumber to tame your toilet.
The class will be partly interactive, so bring all of your most curious questions and whacky pipe dreams.