Emily Gorbaty – Product Design Lead
As WaterSHED’s Product Design Lead, Emily Gorbaty employs human-centered design principles to develop water and sanitation products with communities in rural Cambodia and Vietnam. Before coming to Phnom Penh, she worked in energy and irrigation in South Asia. Emily has designed a pump for smallholder farmer groundwater irrigation in Jharkhand, developed policy recommendations for India’s nationwide improved cookstove initiative, assessed portable energy solutions for migratory tribes in Himachal Pradesh, and researched micro-hydropower in eastern Bhutan. She holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BS in Engineering: Atmosphere/Energy from Stanford University.
WaterSHED has published the findings from its comprehensive review of rural consumer sanitation adoption in Cambodia. The study evaluates WaterSHED’s Hands-Off sanitation marketing program, which was designed to catalyze the market for improved sanitation in rural Cambodia by stimulating household demand and improving … Continue reading