Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Self-Doubt
Date and time
Thursday, 18 February 2021, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Female PhD students and postdocs
Max. 30 participants
WiNS Adlershof program (Women in Natural Sciences)
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.
This seminar is led by Cathy Sorbara, a neuroscientist who worked for 10 years as a researcher in academia in Canada and Germany, studying neurodegenerative diseases. Now she is involved in several non-profits where she works to establish key project management methodologies as well as develop communication material and workshops to create an impact both locally and globally. Cathy is passionate about helping people and businesses be more sustainable and empowering the voices of women and girls to create a more gender just society.