Session: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
So many women I have the pleasure of working with tell me that they spend years trying to overcome imposter syndrome, or the feeling of not belonging in the role they earned. I myself have dealt with the difficulties of feeling like I don't belong or got into my role by chance. But that's not the case! These feelings are particularly salient for women in fields that are traditionally male dominated, and are compounded when women feel unappreciated or unsupported in the workplace. In this talk, I'll explain how I've personally overcome imposter syndrome and helped hundreds of others do the same.
- Address the elephant in the room and openly talk about imposterism
- Learn about the contributing factors of imposterism among women
- Learn quick tips to manage and mitigate feelings of "imposterism"
Alaina is an experienced User Researcher with expertise in Reasoning, Problem Solving, Judgment & Decision Making, Experimental Design & Analysis (quantitative), and Mixed Methods Designs. She is an award-winning educator, course designer, and researcher, with a passion for leading interdisciplinary teams of researchers, designers, and stakeholders. Learn more at https://alainatalboy.com and https://www.linkedin.com/in/alainatalboy/