Meenakshi Dash, ’08, On Her Time At Booth And Her Newest Collection


Meenakshi Dash, ’08With a BFA in painting from the Art Institute of Chicago and an MBA from Booth, Meenakshi Dash, ’08, is as adept at making business decisions as she is at making neon street murals in New Jersey or necklaces of melted-down silver she procures from Indian pawn shops.

At bal'der-dash', the one-woman multidisciplinary art and jewelry studio she founded in 2009, Dash draws on influences from her international upbringing—from Delhi to Brooklyn, Chicago to London, Singapore, and China. Now based in Jersey City, she's equally omnivorous in her cultural samplings.

Read more about what she’s into this winter, and about her time as an Evening MBA student at Chicago Booth.