Thinx chief: ‘I did the best I could’

The company’s co-founder spoke out after an article accused the company of having a harsh work environment that didn’t hold the feminist values its marketing campaigns touted.

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Agarwal stepped down as the company’s chief executive earlier this month after a Racked piece detailed harsh conditions, along with a lack of feminist values behind the scenes while the company openly touted it in its marketing.

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This Thinx takedown is an object lesson: you can’t use feminism to sell a product & not practice it

— Anne Helen Petersen (@annehelen) March 14, 2017

Agrawal told her side of the story in a Medium post. She calls the Racked account “a true game of telephone,” but admits that she made mistakes along the way.

The company saw speedy growth and, Agrawal wrote, “Like any Co-Founder/CEO, all I did was the best I could under these crazy circumstances.”

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