Stacy Sawin and Asha Xu, MBA 2021, introduce their nonprofit, FinAbility, which aims to make financial resources available to all domestic abuse survivors. Drawing on personal and professional experience, Asha and Stacy explain the growing shadow pandemic and how they hope to address it. 2020 will forever be remembered as the year COVID-19 wreaked havoc […]
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When Parsha and I took on the Women in Business leadership role back in Summer of 2020, our MBA journey was already shaping up differently than what we had expected. Little did we know that this disruption would continue, and even today, more than one year out, we are still learning and adapting to this […]
This year’s Social Impact Conference – Reinventing the Mainstream – was billed as a platform to demand and inspire businesses to act on their social and environmental responsibility with true and immediate materiality. As part of this, the Wheeler Institute’s Academic Co-Director Professor Elias Papaioannou moderated a panel entitled “Change through Education Innovation.” Education has […]
A reflective essay by Liz Wolohan, MBA 2022 and lead of the student-led LBS 2021 Social Impact Conference. In the summer of 2019, when I was considering which MBA program to attend, I knew that a strong social impact component was a personal requirement for my future school. During my bachelor’s study of finance and economics, […]
Every year London Business School students gather to celebrate Social Impact week with an incredible speaker series, events and activities aimed at using our business skills for good. Capping off the week is the LBS Impact Consulting Club staple, the IMPACTathon. This 48-hour hackathon-style event challenges students to work with impact-oriented enterprises to tackle some […]
Sonia Medina, named a World Economic Forum Leader in 2014, is one of the most influential voices in the UK climate change space. She is the Executive Director for Climate Change at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), where she oversees an active portfolio of USD $18B+, and is on the Boards of ClientEarth, Iniciative […]
Do we know how many African fintech companies have reached scale? Scale is often deemed a yardstick of success by investors, policy makers and practitioners. So it follows that we should be able to answer this question, right? However, this is not as simple as it may seem. There is established knowledge in academia on […]
How does the world of technology link to the changing consumer behaviours?
LBS’s Impact Consulting Club members are using their business expertise to change the way non-profits do business.