Social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal to deliver Elon’s Newhall Lecture TODAY

The WILD, Thinx and TUSHY founder and best-selling author will discuss how to innovate, differentiate and create relevance in a noisy world.

Social entrepreneur, start-up advisor and investor Miki Agrawal, who is known for using creativity and disruptive innovation to challenge the status quo and change culture, will deliver the 2021 C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture virtually on Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Miki Agrawal facing camera sitting with plants around her.
Miki Agrawal, founder of WILD, Thinx and TUSHY, will speak to Elon students on Nov. 11 as part of the C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture series.

Agrawal is the founder of acclaimed social enterprises WILD, Thinx and TUSHY, which are collectively valued at more than $200 million, and author of the No. 1 best-selling books “Do Cool Sh*t” and “Disrupt-Her.” She was named among Fast Company’s “Most Creative People,” a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum, and one of INC magazine’s “Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs.” She serves on the board of Conscious Capitalism and advises several start-ups.

As part of the C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture series hosted by the Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Agrawal will discuss how to innovate, differentiate and create relevance in a noisy world. Her presentation will focus on how anyone can disrupt their industry and evolve their business creatively to build massive brands with game-changing impact.

Pulling from hard-won wisdom and best practices from her experiences in building $200+ million brands in seemingly immovable categories, Agrawal will offer strategic insights on how she designs her brands to stand out in the noisy advertising and digital world, where creative innovation has been stagnant for decades.

The C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture Series, named for Elon University trustee C. Ashton Newhall ’98, brings successful entrepreneurs to campus to share their knowledge and experience managing the risks and rewards of entrepreneurial endeavors.

For the link to view the presentation, register here.