Title: You Don't Belong Here: Dealing with Imposter Syndrome
An estimated 70% of people will experience Impostor Syndrome at some point in their lives, despite having objective evidence of success in their field, sometimes in copious amounts. People in all fields of work experience pervasive psychological distress, believing that they are intellectual frauds and fearing being recognized as impostors. The objective of this presentation is to provide relief to those suffering from Impostor Syndrome by analyzing possible sources of this distress, exploring tactics to overcome these feelings, and recognizing that we have a community of peers sharing the same experience. Through scientific research and personal exploration, we'll dig deep into the root causes of this feeling and identify paths to successfully working through moments of Impostorism.