Dakshta is currently pursuing her masters in Public Policy at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai. Previous to this, she pursued an Undergraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Dakshta advocates for accessible information, research, and healthcare and is interested in gender and foreign policy issues. She has worked in public relations and outreach at a political think tank. Dakshta can be usually found consuming copious amounts of Wong kar Wai or Bong Joon Ho cinema.