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…
LBS’s Impact Consulting Club members are using their business expertise to change the way non-profits do business.
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.
Aasha means “hope” in Hindi – this was one of the first things Emil Kichukov (MFA2020) and Fanni Luca Szente (MiM2020) learned when they were introduced to Project Aasha.
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…
The Wheeler Institute is undertaking research in the Alexandra Township, to understand the impact on entrepreneurs who have engaged with MBA students participating in the Johannesburg, Global Business Experience.
Looking back on the 2019/2020 academic year, it has been very encouraging to see the level of engagement around social impact at LBS. There are now over 2000 students and alumni involved in the Social Impact Club (SIC) and the club has delivered 40+ events this past year.
The Wheeler Institute engages in new research: Measuring the Impact of the COVID-19 on Rural Indian Households
Developing insights of life in rural India during and after COVID-19 This project will develop an observatory of life in rural India during and after the COVID-19 crisis; this involves collecting data from villagers about their health, livelihoods, information sources, and social interactions. Utilising Dharma Life’s existing network, 1500 individuals across 7 states (Bihar,…
The Wheeler Institute for Business and Development’s research collaboration with the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has officially kicked-off this week.