Beth Malone
Executive Director & Founder / @bam_pow

In addition to her work at Dash, Beth is a TED Resident who’s TED Talk has been seen 1M+ times. She has been named a Civic Fellow, a program by Sarah Blakely (SPANX) Foundation and the Center for Civic Innovation that supports female entrepreneurs. She is a graduate of Urban Land Institute’s Center for Leaders and Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta, and participated in Ford Motor Company’s National Gathering of Innovators (2015). Beth was on the founding steering committee for MARTA's new Art Council, ArtBound and co-facilitates SEEK ATL. She sat on Forward Arts' Emerging Artist Committee and American Art Museums' Public Engagement Committee. Creative Loafing labeled her a "Person to Watch" and she was one of 12 curators worldwide to participate in Independent Curators International’s intensive on time-based media. In 2016, Beth did a TEDx Talk at TEDxAtlanta on the impact of Dashboard’s work.

Beth has been a guest lecturer and curator at the University of Georgia, Atlanta Contemporary, Georgia State University, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Perimeter College, Southern Polytechnic, and The Westminster Schools. Beth has been an expert panelist on innovation, curation, land use, public art, art education and community development for the Alliance for Artist Communities, Georgia Institute of Technology, Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Atlanta Regional Commission, Urban Land Institute, Ford Motor Company Fund, Elsewhere, Commercial Real Estate Women, WonderRoot, C4 Atlanta, and others.

With specialization in experiential education and public programming, in 2011, Beth spearheaded the Teen Program at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta. While there, she supported the program's expansion into all areas of the Woodruff Art Center (Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra), and engaged tens of thousands of teens with the Museum's collections and exhibitions. Beth was also responsible for conceiving and producing the wildly popular Teen Nights and College Nights, welcoming tens of thousands of young people to the Museum.

Beth’s short films have screened in Atlanta and New York, and her visual art has been presented throughout the South. Her fiction and nonfiction writing has appeared in international publications including Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Creative Loafing, and The Skinny. Beth DJ's as Neon Hiss with her friend Courtney Hammond. Ok, this only happened once, but it was really good.

She holds a Masters of Letters from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.