Miki Agrawal is an author, entrepreneur, social activist and public speaker. She has been featured on Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday as well as in the New York Times. Miki Agrawal was named one of Forbes’s “30 Under 30” list of rising stars in the business world for her work with Thinx Corporation.
Her first book, Do Cool Shit: Quit Your Day Job, Start Your Own Business, and Live Happily Ever After was published in 2015 by Grand Central Publishing.
Miki Agrawal is also the co-founder of Tushy (a bidet company) and WILD (a health food company). Her latest project is THINX , a company that makes tights with secret pockets for pads and tampons. They are currently available in six styles, come in four colors, are made from high quality materials, and sell at a reasonable price.
Miki has been featured on ABC Nightline, Forbes, The New York Times, Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine , and more for her work with Thinx.
She is a regular speaker at both Fortune and TedXTalks and was named one of today’s most influential women entrepreneurs by Forbes Magazine. Miki has an MBA from the University of Michigan School of Business.
Miki was born in Canada to Indian parents, moved back to India when she was two and moved back to Canada when she was 11. Miki’s parents were raised in India, but fled the country because of the caste system and later sent for their children.
Miki Agrawal is a disabled woman who has lived with chronic pain since she was 19 years old. She has been open about living with endometriosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
She currently lives in New York City with her husband who is also the CTO of Thinx. They were married in June 2016.
Miki has given numerous speeches about feminism, gender equality, her personal struggles with illness and disability.
She has given several TEDx Talks which you can find on YouTube.
Miki believes that period underwear will minimize women’s struggles during their periods by providing them with more security and confidence in themselves.