ContextMedia co-founder Shradha Agarwal has always had a passion for people and communication as well as finding alignment of profit and purpose, starting her first media enterprise at age 9.
When building ContextMedia, she branded the healthcare media company as for-benefit, a successful for-profit enterprise that exists for social benefit. At ContextMedia, Shradha designed the media and marketing strategies, developed expansion initiatives that doubled the company’s growth year-over-year, and now leads scaling and sustaining culture and people. ContextMedia has been recognized as 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, Forbes Most Promising Companies in America, and also Inc’s Fastest Growing Private Companies.
Shradha is an angel investor through JumpStart Ventures, mentor at Impact Engine & Blueprint Health, serves on the boards of HY Connect and Northwestern Student Holdings, and invests in non-profits as a partner at SVP Chicago. She is inspired by ambitious solutions to educate our youth, mentor confidence in women, and engage peers civically.
Shradha was honored as a Champion of Change by the White House, recognized as Best Female Founder at the United Nations, and has won Tech Woman of the Year in Chicago. She has also been featured by Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc, Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Business, HuffPo, WaPo, and WGN. She enjoys traveling internationally and loves exploring new cultures, food and music.