Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

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August 17, 2015

If you’ve ever felt as if you’re “not good enough” to be part of a team, or you feel your success is owed more to luck than hard work and talent, you’ve likely dealt first-hand with Impostor Syndrome. It’s a common affliction, especially in the world of software, but if left untreated it can interfere with career advancement, wreck your personal life, or lead to total burn-out.

This panel is meant to be an open and honest conversation about Impostor Syndrome, how it affects all of us, and what we can do to combat it. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of Impostor Syndrome and tips that they can use to fight it. Audience participation is encouraged; after all, we’re all in this together.

Participating in this panel are:

Angela Bergmann – Developer and Speaker
Drew Jaynes – Web Engineer at 10up, WordPress 4.2 Release Lead
Rich Robinkoff – Web Development Faculty
Steve Grunwell – Senior Web Engineer at 10up

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