Miki is a magnet, a force not to be dismissed, from the moment I met her I knew she was a person beyond any limitations. I felt her passion immediately, this was someone I wanted to know, i wanted this person in my life, I was awe struck. There are not many people that completely bowl me over, Miki is one of the people that has the power and the compassion to change the world and she is. I am so honored that Miki will be part of the faculty for this amazing gathering of like minded individuals who are rally together to step out into the world and make a difference, for those of you who do not know who Miki is please read on, those of you who do know Miki please read on to remind yourself of how awesome she really is.
From her website: http://www.mikiagrawal.com/
I’m a dreamer & I am a doer.
“Miki Agrawal is a force of nature. She was a recipient of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival’s “Disruptive Innovation Award” and named 2013’s Forbes’ “Top 20 Millienials On a Mission”. She is the founder of the acclaimed farm-to-table, alternative pizza concept called WILD in NYC. She has since partnered with Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh to open the concept in Downtown Las Vegas.
Her next undertaking is THINX, a high-tech, beautiful underwear solution for women during their “time of the month”. She and her partners teamed up with AFRIpads in Uganda to fund 7 reusable cloth pads for every underwear sold to get millions of girls back in school.
Miki is also a partner in Super Sprowtz, a children’s media company to get kids to eat more vegetables.
Most recently, Harper Collins published her book entitled “DO COOL SH*T” on entrepreneurship and lifestyle design. The book launched On August 6th, 2013 and in hit #1 on Amazon Bestsellers list in entrepreneurship. Miki is an identical twin, half-Japanese, half-Indian French Canadian, former professional soccer player and graduate of Cornell University.”