Dr. Mrim Boutla

Cognitive Neuroscience PhD, Coach, Social Entrepreneur

Dr. Mrim Boutla is a cognitive neuroscience PhD who has been using insights from her brain plasticity research to help leaders secure meaningful work for over a decade.

Mrim taught neuroscience as well as career development workshops and social entrepreneurship courses at a number of top institutions, including Brown University, the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and the University of Maryland.

In 2010, Dr. Boutla co-founded MTMCareers with Dr. Mark Albion (Faculty Founder of Net Impact). The MTMCareers elearning platform distills Dr. Boutla's 10 years applying neuroscience principles to career coaching with Dr. Albion's 30+ years contributing the social business sector to equip students with the skills they need to secure internships and jobs in sustainability, cleantech, corporate social responsibility, impact investing and social change. MTMCareers is currently deployed across 40 campuses and 10 fellowship programs, which serve over 600,000 emerging leaders. MTMCareers received the 2013 AshokaU/Cordes Award for Social Innovation as one of the most scalable solutions in Higher Education Innovation.

Dr. Boutla earned her Bsc in Psychology from the Université Catholique de Louvain, and her MA and PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from the University of Rochester.

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