"We want to bring people together, with different perspectives and from different backgrounds, having a business angle and try to come up with lasting solutions"
Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute
The Africa List Business Barometer: In partnership with the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development.
We support and work with student clubs and initiatives that are aligned with our focus on business and development.
Wheeler Institute Global IMPACT projects: An informal pilot with British Red Cross and several regional societies.
Partnership: Pro-actively seeking opportunities for current Africa Leadership Academy (ALA) students, staff faculty and ALA alumni to engage with our students, student-led agendas and faculty research.
Applied research collaboration: Advancing our understanding of how and why technology-based businesses and solutions can best scale in emerging economies
Amplifying and connecting: a collective initiative by the economic research community to answer questions from policy-makers and the public about the economics of the COVID-19 crisis and the recovery
Amplifying and connecting: Wheeler Institute support of alumni whose work is driving change through business and is aligned with faculty research.
Amplifying and connecting: Support of Wheeler Institute faculty connections who are driving change through business.
Drawing on our extended community this series try to understand, illuminate and offer solutions to the challenges created by COVID-19.
Find out more about our most recent collaborations across our student community, faculty, businesses, government and civil society.
Watch our public webinars featuring distinguished guests and thought leaders discussing topics spanning from rethinking capitalism to the impact of technology.
Our events encourage people in the LBS community to broaden their thinking about business and its potential impact for development. They’re aimed at a diverse audience and participants from business, government, civil society and academic communities. Please register your interest for our future events and/or newsletters below.