Category Archives: Education

Enablers for an inclusive pan-African success story

The 2021 Africa Business Summit – Re-thinking the way forward: Toward sustainable growth – sought to explore how Africa can maximise growth opportunities, as well as highlight key enablers for sustainable recovery and inclusive growth. The panel invited – Dr. Nick Hughes, co-founder, M-PESA and M-KOPA, Tolu Agunbiade, Regional Director, ALX, Dr. Sahar Nasr, former […]

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Infrastructure as a catalyst for African growth

In a wide-ranging conversation on the outlook of infrastructure in Africa, Professor Elias Papaioannou, Co-Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development and Professor of Economics at London Business School, moderated a panel of leading industry experts and practitioners to discuss the opportunities, areas of need, and the investment required for progress in […]

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Change through Education Innovation

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 […]

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IMPACTathon 2021: Student teams delivering impact-oriented solutions to business challenges

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 […]

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