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Why Capable People Suffer from Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It.  (back)
Millions of people around the world secretly worry they’re not as smart or talented as other people “think” they are. The so-called impostor syndrome impacts both men and women in a variety of disciplines and is especially rampant in academia.
Contact Info:
Steve Van Der Weide (uwitc-lbs@lists.wisc.edu)
Instructor Info:
This event features Dr. Valerie Young, an internationally recognized expert on imposter syndrome. She has spoken to over 80,000 people at such diverse organizations as Apple, Boeing, Merck, IBM, McDonald’s, Intel, Facebook, Raymond James, Chrysler, BP, Motley Fool, Space Telescope Science Institute, Society of Women Engineers, and Lung Cancer Partnership. She’s also been a guest speaker for students, faculty, and administrators at over 85 colleges and universities in the US and Canada including Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Cal Tech, Carnegie Mellon, York, and dozens of other R1 institutions. Her book, The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It (Random House) is available in five languages and her advice has appeared in dozens of major publications around the world including BBC radio, CNN Money, The Wall Street Journal, Sydney Morning Herald, and Science. Click HERE to view the presenter's website.
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