SharkBite Fuels Diversity and Inclusion in Plumbing Industry



A Powerful Collaboration with Women in Plumbing & Piping (WiPP) for Empowering Women in Plumbing and Piping  

AURORA, CO – October 18, 2023 Women in Plumbing & Piping (WiPP) proudly announces an impactful partnership with SharkBite a leading innovator in the plumbing industry. SharkBite, known for its revolutionary push-to-connect plumbing solutions, joins WiPP as a founding sponsor, displaying their dedication to diversity and inclusion within the plumbing and piping fields.  

Since its launch in 2022, WiPP has welcomed 9 founding sponsors. Today, they embrace SharkBite as a key collaborator, acknowledging the company's significant impact in shaping the trajectory of the plumbing industry.  

“We are thrilled to engage with Women in Plumbing and Piping and believe this is the beginning of an important, long-lasting partnership,” said Chris Carrier, senior director of marketing at Reliance Worldwide Corporation. “As women only make up 1.1% of plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters in the U.S., it’s imperative that we work to empower and advance women in the trade on a national scale. We’re excited to work with WiPP to reach and develop more women in plumbing and see this as not only an opportunity to support the industry, but also as an opportunity to help women who are already in the trade grow and thrive in their careers.” 

Through the four pillars of: Mentorship, Education, Recognition and Networking, WiPP is able to influence and impact the lives of thousands of women working in the plumbing and piping industries. 

"We are delighted to welcome SharkBite as a sponsor of WiPP. Their commitment to plumbing innovation aligns seamlessly with our mission to bring the plumbing and piping industries to new levels of excellence. Together, we will continue to address workforce shortages, empower women, and drive positive change." says Kim Gill, Executive Director of Women in Plumbing & Piping 

WiPP partnerships are built on trust, transparency, and a shared commitment to our common goals, enabling us to expand our reach and engage with diverse communities. 

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About WiPP: Women in Plumbing and Piping, founded in 2022, is driven by visionary women committed to creating a thriving community for women in the plumbing and piping industries. WiPP members are advancing the industry to new levels of excellence by supporting and promoting the contributions of women as an essential component in shaping the future of these trades. The association is headquartered in suburban Denver, and its website is 

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