Disrupting Imposter Syndrome
New York, NY • February 20, 2020
Take Back Your Power and Lean into Your Success
Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:45 AM - 10:30 AM ESTLuminary
New York, NY 10001
Attaining a robust education and earning “stripes” through hard experience are two critical components to developing the confidence required to drive professional success. But these are not the only components, and certainly not for underrepresented professionals. Women, for example, face a much more complex path — from accessing resources not readily accessible, to carving out opportunities for growth, to generating an audience for their voices. In addition to these challenges is that of Imposter Syndrome, which afflicts even highly qualified and high achieving professionals, and too often underrepresented professionals in roles of leadership — such as women — more than others. Imposter Syndrome is an internal experience of a disconnect between one’s self-perception of competence and external recognition one receives. In work environments in which external recognition all too often results from hard fought battles, undermining its validity and legitimacy can, in turn, undermine one’s ability to lean into the ongoing fight for relevance, inclusion, influence, and leadership. Learning how to disrupt Impostor Syndrome is, therefore, a critical skill to build a successful career.
Join Elicit Consulting CEO Nalini Saxena in this Illumination Session in which participants will learn about the origin of Imposter Syndrome, how much it’s costing us both professionally and personally, and what we can do to stop it in its tracks.
“It takes time and maturity and successes under your belt to realize that you’re good enough.” - Michelle Obama
*Light refreshments will be served. You are encouraged to arrive early and/or stay after for an opportunity to network!
Nalini Saxena is a strategist and executive advisor. She helps individuals, entrepreneurs, and organizations break through obstacles and reveal their latent talents, express their strengths, and achieve inspiring successes. She has worked with top tier global banks and Shark Tank contestants, Ivy League universities and franchise owners, medical practices and fitness businesses, event planners and real estate developers, numerous start-ups, corporate professionals and aspiring graduate students. Her business, Elicit Consulting, has a team of experts who support Nalini's mission. They are known for delivering solutions and an enjoyable partnership.
Nalini received her MBA in Strategy, Leadership and Ethics from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and her BA in Neuroscience and Behavior from Barnard College, Columbia University. She also has certifications in neuroleadership and epidemiology and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.
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