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We are seeking current students who have an interest in applying business principles to solving a significant social, economic or development challenge.

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Digital x Scale

Company scale is often deemed a yardstick of success by operators, investors and policymakers however, it is difficult to define and challenging to measure – particularly in the context of Africa. Our student research team has collaborated with the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to explore the drivers of scale among digital companies in Africa and to help build a sector-wide understanding of how we can measure scale and the factors that enable it. Visit

Project work in Zambia

The Development IMPACT Platform in Zambia invites LBS students to work together with students from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Zambia on a project with The Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency on how to improve equitable distribution and access to healthcare. ZAMMSA is a statutory body responsible for procuring, storing and supplying affordable medical supplies to all public health facilities in Zambia. Download the brochure

Dharma Life 

The Dharma Life IMPACT Project is part of the Wheeler Institute’s portfolio of internships and consulting opportunities – offering students a professional experience to support the development of applied research, often in collaboration with external organisations. Dharma Life was founded by LBS alumnus Gaurav Mehta (MBS 2010) and seeks to improve the quality of life in rural India through an entrepreneurship model that provides access to training, products and services. Visit Dharma Life Labs

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