Wheeler Institute PhD Award 2020

Business research for impact brochure

Download our recently updated research brochure, showcasing our most recent supported research, offering tangible solutions to achieve economic, public health and social impact.

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Wheeler Institute PhD Award 2020

Wheeler Institute PhD Award 2020

Congratulations to Iris Steenkamp, Nazlı Sönmez and Alp Süngü, the joint winners of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development PhD Award 2020, a prestigious recognition of cutting-edge research. The award identifies and celebrates research at the intersection of business and development.

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Dharma Life's pivot

Dharma Life's pivot

How a social enterprise is empowering women entrepreneurs in rural India and transforming its model in response to COVID-19.

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Education. Inspiration. Collaboration. How can students create opportunities for each other at London Business School

A key pillar of the learning experience at LBS comes from initiatives driven by students. This year, I’m proud to be one of the Co-Presidents of The Tech & Media Club (TMC). We have over 3400+ members, and aim to build a community to empower students to explore and experience Technology & Media industries.

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Learning Journey in the Social Impact Cohort

This year, the Student-led Learning team – a group focused on creating experiential learning opportunities through student leadership – brought together a group of students to be part of the first Social Impact Cohort at LBS. This inaugural cohort focused on sustainable supply chains and comprised members from different degree programs, years of study, experience levels, and professional backgrounds.

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Wheeler Institute project team collaborates with Dharma Life to transform their model in response to COVID-19

You can see the last time we posted about this project was announcing the project here. COVID-19 has affected many people in many ways in 2020. Geric and I are very lucky that the biggest personal impact has been that our post MBA employment was delayed by six months. When this happened in May, I […]

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Dharma Life’s Pivot: How a social enterprise is empowering women entrepreneurs and transforming its model in response to COVID-19

COVID-19 poses an immense threat to the people of rural India. This is the case both immediately as a health and wellbeing concern and in the longer term as development issues fail to progress due to a shift in focus and funding. Approximately 400 million people working in the informal economy in India are at risk of falling deeper into poverty due to this crisis. This devastating impact on livelihood could take the lives of more Indians than the disease itself.

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