CEO Miki Agrawal Miki Agrawal is the CEO and co-founder of THINX; a company focused on creating sustainable feminine hygiene education and products. She has extensive experience working with large global brands like Nike, Intel, Microsoft, and Adidas. Miki holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business and an undergraduate computer science degree from Wharton Academy of the University of Pennsylvania.
In 2013, Miki Agrawal and her co-founders launched THINX to make women feel like they weren’t compromising who they were but embracing it. The company launched its first product line of underwear made to be comfortable, affordable, and as cute as lingerie. In 2016, Thinx launched its period-proof underwear alongside a campaign with the artist Petra Collins. The company made the Forbes list of “America’s Most Promising Companies” and received $1 million in venture funding from Maveron.
Miki Agrawal is also committed to educating girls on preventing their periods from stifling them. Agrawal has partnered with non-profit organizations such as My Free School and Young Women’s Leadership Network (YWLN) to teach girls of all economic backgrounds how their periods can impact them. She wants to make periods a less taboo topic and normalize the experience for girls.
Agrawal received a B.S. in Computer Science from the Wharton Academy of the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 and an M.S. from NYU Stern School of Business in 2015. She is currently pursuing her MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.
In 2012, Agrawal won for Outstanding Original Interactive Program for her company’s game, “Arts & Athletics.” In 2013, Agrawal won for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media and Animation Programming.
Agrawal, who is not only the CEO of THINX but is also a part-time board director of My Free School and an Advisory Board member at YWLN, uses her skills to help promote female entrepreneurship worldwide. She has been featured in Fortune and Forbes, among others.