Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
Meet Our Guest:
Today’s episode features previous guests on Her Story: Leslie Meehan, Deputy Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health, Angelika Fretzen, Ph.D., M.B.A., Technology Translation Director & COO, Wyss Institute at Harvard University, and Carladenise Edwards, Ph.D., Strategic Advisor.
Let’s celebrates women’s achievements by discussing imposter syndrome and how women executives can overcome it.
● Recognizing Your Worth. Carladenise Edwards emphasizes the importance of recognizing one’s own worth and deservingness of opportunities.
● From Doubt to Success:. Angelika Fretzen pursued a career in chemistry, initially faced doubts about her career choice due to the lack of female leaders in the field. However, she persisted and ultimately found success in biotech, despite feeling like an imposter at times.
● Leading with Confidence. Leslie Meehan notes that women often face greater scrutiny and labels than men. These factors can contribute to imposter syndrome.