Mehar Sethi

Master in Business Design
Country: India
Year of Graduation: 2017
Current role: Strategist, AKQA


Mehar Sethi approaches design thinking through empathy, compassion, and simplification. As a a mediator of convergent and divergent thinking, she is a critical observer, planner, and storyteller.

Mehar earned her Bachelor’s in Communication Design at Pearl Academy, India, in 2015. After graduation, she worked in graphic design and merchandising communication for SNAPDEAL, an online marketplace company in India.

She came to Milan in 2016 to earn her Master in Business Design at Domus Academy. There, she participated in Identity Design, Brand Strategy, and Entrepreneurship through Design workshops in collaboration with the Museum of Science and Technology, Italia Independence, L’Uomo Vogue, and Kickstarter.

Mehar is now working as a strategist for the digital innovation agency AKQA, where she conducts market and user research to define benchmarks and actionable insights for clients.


“My experience at Domus Academy has been very enriching. The academy upholds a professional reputation with expertise in training students with specialists from the industry.”

“The academy enables complete flexibility of career direction, and it opened up a new pathway for me, coming from a background of communication design and entering the world where business meets design. This gave me the opportunity to unleash my potential to the fullest, which got me a position at one of the largest digital innovation agencies.”

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