Do you ever feel like you’re not nearly as capable as people believe you are? That people will discover you’re a fake?
Impostor syndrome is the false feeling that you are a fraud and undeserving of your accomplishments. This feeling can hold you back in your career, and it tends to disproportionately affect members of underrepresented communities.
So let’s talk about impostor syndrome! More specifically, let’s discuss:
- What is impostor syndrome?
- How do we experience it?
- Why does impostor syndrome affect underrepresented groups more?
- How do our workplaces contribute to or mitigate impostor syndrome?
- What can we do about impostor syndrome?
What do I need to know / bring?
All you need is to attend and participate...come armed with an open mind and a willingness to listen and discuss.
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