Latin America’s Food Dilemma: Balancing the Global Crisis with Local Needs 

The world is facing a severe food crisis. The latest State of Food Security and Nutrition report stated that around 2.4 billion people across the planet faced moderate to severe food insecurity in 2022, including 900 million with severe food insecurity.1 Although the global hunger rates have stabilised since the COVID-19 crisis, they remain significantly…

Feeding the future: new approaches to circular food processes

Organised by the LBS Social Impact Club, ‘Feeding the Future: ‘Meeting the 10 Billion Challenge’ welcomed Pär Larshans (Chief Sustainability Officer at Ragn Sells) to London Business School, to discuss sustainable food processes and inclusive employment. Pär is a leading voice in the global transition from focusing solely on waste management to pioneering efforts in…

The Evolution of India’s Digital Public Infrastructure

Last month, the Finance Club at London Business School hosted Mr. T. Rabi Sankar (Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India) to discuss the evolution of India’s digital public infrastructure in the context of global integration. Addressing Cross-Border Payment Challenges and India’s Digital Payments Infrastructure Paolo Surico (Professor of Economics at London Business School)…

EQUALL conference 2024: A Seat at Every Table  

The Women in Business Club at London Business School hosted the 24th annual EQUALL conference, ‘A Seat at Every Table’. The conference brought together leaders and allies from various sectors to share insights into the unique challenges and opportunities women face. The conference aimed to inspire and provide practical strategies, featuring a range of keynotes…

Embracing Diversity: Beyond the Business Case

The business case for enhancing organisational diversity has never been more prominent. Pritika Bathija, MBA2024 writes as part of Wheeler’s International Women’s Day Campaign. As businesses strive to navigate the complexities of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), it becomes evident that a thoughtful, multi-faceted strategy is necessary—one that goes beyond numbers to genuinely embrace and celebrate…

Is EdTech enough for the educational future in Latin America?

In the final part to our EdTech series, Cristina Gamboa Peralta, LBS MBA2025, investigates the limitations of technology for development in the Latin American education sector. Educational technology (EdTech) has the power to transform Latin America and the Caribbean, home to more than 180 million students in 33 countries, and 300 million professionals aiming to…

From Vision to Reality: EdTech Challenges in Latin America and Southeast Asia 

Bett 2024 was a landmark education conference that brought together educators and policymakers from across the globe, to share insights into integrating educational technology (EdTech) in diverse landscapes. Juliana Escobar Díaz (LBS MBA2025, and Wheeler Institute intern) reports. Bett’s Global Future series featured a range of speakers from the United Kingdom, United States, Latin America,…

From Access to Excellence: Transforming India’s Education Through EdTech and Personalised Adaptive Learning

India’s education landscape faces the critical challenge of improving learning outcomes. Embracing Education Technology (EdTech), particularly Personalised Adaptive Learning, may be the solution. The Indian education landscape With over 1.5 million schools and 260 million students,[1] India has one of the largest and most complex education systems in the world. Through effective public policy, such…

What does the Wheeler Institute’s DL Labs internship look like?

Former intern Chris Wright (LBS MBA 2023) reports on his five months travelling across the Indian subcontinent as a DL Labs intern. From conducting research on-the-ground to liaising with high profile entrepreneurs, here’s how the experience informed his understanding of social enterprises. Dharma Life is an NGO driving progress through a network of 17,000 rural…