Miki Agrawal is a well-known businesswoman and the founder of THINX, a company in the feminine hygiene industry. She is also on the board of directors for Planned Parenthood. Miki has helped to raise awareness about the taboos surrounding menstruation in society today.
Agrawal was born in New Delhi, India, and raised in Westchester County, New York. She attended Princeton University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She attended Columbia Business School and obtained her Master of Business Administration degree.
After completing her business degrees, Miki worked in finance at the hedge fund group Taconic Capital Advisors. Miki started THINX in 2013 and received a small round of financing for the company. Since then, THINX has grown and become a multi-million dollar company.
Miki Agrawal was selected twelfth on the list of “The Most Influential Women in Health Tech” by Fast Company. She was also named one of the “15 People Who Are Redefining Their Industries” in Glamour Magazine. Outside of these two achievements, she has been featured in well-known magazines such as Forbes, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and Forbes Woman.
Agrawal has worked in the sanitary napkin industry since her time at Taconic Capital Advisors. Agrawal wanted to create something that women could enjoy and use with confidence. She wanted to create a product that is environmentally friendly, affordable, and easy to use. Miki has been working on her business for several years and has been able to combine her work experiences with her passion for empowering women.