Miki Agrawal is a serial social entrepreneur by her own admission, with a bevy of successful businesses to her credit.
Miki co-founded THINX, a high-tech, period-proof underwear brand, and led the company as CEO to a valuation of more than $150 million and to Fast Company’s 2017 list of Most Innovative Companies, all while helping tens of millions of women experience their periods more comfortably. She also co-founded Icon, a line of high-tech underwear that assists women in managing minor bladder leaks.
Miki is the inventor of the critically acclaimed farm-to-table, alternative pizza concept WILD, which has three locations in New York City, one in Guatemala, and more locations to come.
Miki Agrawal recently founded TUSHY, a company that is reinventing the American toilet category with a modern, affordable, designer bidet attachment that improves both human health & hygiene and the environment by reducing the use of unnecessary toilet paper. Through their relationship with Samagra, she and her team are also combatting the global sanitation crisis by supporting the delivery of clean toilet facilities to disadvantaged communities in India.
Miki Agrawal’s first book, “DO COOL SH*T,” was published by Harper Collins and focused on entrepreneurship and lifestyle design. Her second book, “Disrupt-Her: A Manifesto for the Modern Woman,” is already available in retail stores and online.
She received the “Disruptive Innovation Award” from the Tribeca Film Festival, was named “2017 Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum, “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” by the World Technology Summit, was one of INC Magazine’s “Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs of 2016”, Forbes’ “Top 20 Millennials on a Mission,” and was featured on the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine in 2016. In 2018, she was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People.
Miki is a twin, half-Japanese and half-Indian French-Canadian, former professional soccer player, Cornell University graduate, and the proud new mother to Hiro Happy.
- The Secrets to Creatively Disrupting a Category – Miki imparts hard-won wisdom and best practices gleaned from her experiences developing companies worth over $150 million in ostensibly immovable areas.
- 5 Ways to Turn Failure Into Revelations – Miki outlines five strategic stages for transforming failure into revelations and provides clear insights on how to rethink failure in a productive, daring, and dogged manner.
- Do Cool Shit: How to Go From Step 0 to Step 1 in Creating Your Best Life and Igniting Your Passion Projects – Miki shares her eye-opening stories, which range from being a star midfielder in Division 1 women’s soccer to opening WILD, a restaurant in New York City without any prior experience, to launching THINX, a massively successful period-proof underwear solution, to launching and scaling her innovative bidet product TUSHY, and more.
Miki Agrawal’s address will be motivational for your group. They will discover that it is possible to attain their dreams regardless of their socioeconomic status, background, or level of education. They will learn how Miki Agrawal overcame obstacles and achieved more than anyone could have envisioned. These speeches are suitable for a vast array of audiences, including young leaders groups, women’s organizations, empowerment groups, self-help seminars, and many others. Your group will depart feeling empowered, in a mood of positivity that will have a significant and long-lasting effect on their life.