Miki Agrawal is a social entrepreneur, author and television personality. She is the founder of the Karuna Foundation, which has worked to spread hygiene and education in India. Miki is also the environmental charity Earth Hour co-founder alongside Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Miki’s work has won National Awards for Campaigns, an award at Davos World Economic Forum, a US Presidential Medal and a Global Achievement Award from UNESCO, among others. Miki also wrote her first book: “Unhappy Meals – A Memoir” which was published.
Miki agrawal is a public speaker and has given TED talks and spoken at the World Economic Forum and the Clinton Global Initiative. Her work has been featured in media such as The New York Times, Washington Post, Time Magazine, Inc, Fast Company and Forbes, among others.
Miki has travelled worldwide to spread her message of sustainable living through her work for Earth Hour and her work with Karuna Foundation. She has visited India, the US, the UK and China to spread awareness of her work.
President Clinton awarded Miki the President’s Medal in the United States. She was awarded the State award of Distinction by the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MAFF) for her work on environmental conservation. Miki has also been awarded a Global Achievement Award from UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation) for her work on educating rural Indian women. Miki has won the Best Campaign award in India for her work with Karuna Foundation. Miki won the World Award for Sustainable Development: Cities and Towns.
Miki agrawal was nominated for a Social Entrepreneur Award by United Nations for her work with Karuna Foundation.
The World Deanery presented Miki with the Global Award for Empowering Women. Miki was conferred an Honorary Life Membership by World Creators Forum. She received an Honorary Doctorate from Pune University and was honoured on Women’s Day at the Madhya Pradesh Women’s University.
Miki is the Co-founder of Earth Hour, an event that takes place every year and aims to spread awareness of the environment. She is also the founder of Karuna Foundation, an NGO that works to spread literacy and sanitation.