Our Students

Student voice

In support of our students, we provide them with a reflective platform and a space where they can generate debate as long-term agents of positive change.

  • 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…
  • The Decentralised Finance Revolution in Africa
    How is Decentralised Finance (or DeFi) changing the business landscape in Africa? Donald Innocent-Ike (London Business School, MBA2025) reports. Africa is typically regarded as the world’s fastest growing continent. It is now expected to outperform the rest of the world, with real GDP for 2024 averaging 4% (vs the rest of the world’s 3.2%), according…

Student-led initiatives

We are inspired by the purpose and passion of our students who are focussed on applying innovative thinking in the area of business for development. We seek collaborations with student clubs and initiatives, that have the potential to evolve how we think about business.

  • In Focus: Amplifying Africa’s Growth Story
    Where is the African ‘land of opportunity’ and how can businesses have an impact? ‘Our ambition is to become the number one black community for business school students across Europe,’ opened Ezzy Ndujiuba (Co-President of the Black in Business Club and MBA2024 at London Business School), as she welcomed guests to the inaugural LBS Black…
  • 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…
  • Africa Business Summit 2023: The Future is African
    The Wheeler Institute is inspired by the purpose and passion of our students, who are focused on applying innovative thinking in the area of business for development. We seek collaborations with student clubs that aim to reshape the way we think about business. The initiatives that we support allow students to apply their business skills…
  • Delivering Impact in Challenging Economies: In Conversation with Jürgen Rigertink
    The Wheeler Institute is inspired by the purpose and passion of our students, who are focused on applying innovative thinking in the area of business for development. We seek collaborations with student clubs that aim to reshape the way we think about business. The initiatives that we support allow students to apply their business skills…
  • Understanding inflation and Central Banks’ response
    The Italian Club and Geopolitics & Business Society at LBS recently co-hosted Dr Riccardo Trezzi, Lecturer at the University of Geneva, Switzerland and former Senior Economist at the European Central Bank (ECB) & the US Federal Reserve, for a discussion on how geopolitical events affect inflation and how central banks respond to bring inflation under…
  • Social Impact Conference: Closing the Loop – Fashion’s Sustainable and Circular Future
    We live in a world where every business or brand associates or at least intends to associate itself with ‘sustainability’. A brief perusal of global carbon emissions will indicate that this is certainly not practicable, at least not yet. However, the intention to associate with more green initiatives and operations alludes to a global phenomenon…