Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Self-Doubt
16 June 2020, 10:00 - 11:00
- Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)
Do you feel like your success can all be explained by luck and hard work? Do you feel constant pressure to achieve and cannot let something go until it is perfect? Imposter syndrome and self-doubt are prevalent across all genders and stages of one’s professional career. Learn tools to free up mental space by not carrying the emotional drain of feeling like an imposter and develop compassion for yourself.
Cathy Sorbara is a neuroscientist and passionate about raising the voices of women. For 10 years she worked as a researcher in academia in Canada and Germany, studying neurodegenerative diseases. But when she moved to England, Cathy decided to explore a different path. She became Chief Operations Officer of a start-up company called Cheeky Scientist, a global professional network that helps PhDs see their value and find meaningful work outside of academia.