SPE Online Education
Conquer Impostor Syndrome to Advance Your Career
- Do you ever feel like a fraud?
- Do you ask yourself, “Who am I to…?”
- Do you worry that the people around you are so much smarter and more qualified than you are?
If so, you likely struggle with impostor syndrome, a term for the feelings of self-doubt and inadequacy many professionals face despite all evidence to the contrary. Impostor syndrome strikes roughly 70% of the population, though many of us continue to feel like we’re alone in the struggle. It is most common among high achievers, professionals navigating transitions and those who feel different from the majority culture.
In this interactive discussion, you will:
- Develop a greater understanding of impostor syndrome, including its manifestations and root causes.
- Learn why impostor syndrome is not only a threat to individuals but also to businesses.
- Gain clear, actionable strategies to build your confidence and achieve your professional goals.
- Explore opportunities to create more inclusive work environments that minimize the threat of impostor syndrome across the organization.
This webinar is categorized under the Management and Leadership technical discipline.
All content contained within this webinar is copyrighted by Kim Meninger and its use and/or reproduction outside the portal requires express permission from Kim Meninger.
Kim Meninger is a leadership coach and TEDx speaker focused on empowering professionals and organizations to reach new heights by making it easier to be human at work. As a certified coach with a background in psychology, Kim offers strategies to overcome impostor syndrome and grow professionals’ overall confidence, visibility, and influence. She believes that everyone deserves a seat at the table and that an authentic commitment to inclusion and psychological safety is the key to long-term corporate success. Kim also hosts The Impostor Syndrome Files podcast and leads a weekly Leading Humans discussion forum, which is free and open to all.
Kim has a BA in psychology and an MBA from Boston College. She is an ICF Professional Certified Coach and CCE Board Certified Coach with certifications in confidence, career, executive and leadership development coaching. Kim also holds a certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University.
To learn more about Kim and her work, visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/KimMeninger.
Shadi Salahshoor (Moderator)
Dr. Shadi Salahshoor is a Senior Technical Leader at GTI Energy, providing technical leadership and project management for a range of R&D projects focused on advancing low-carbon energy solutions. Shadi holds a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering minoring in Data Science & Analytics from the University of Oklahoma. Her expertise encompasses conducting data-driven research and analysis, advancing the development of subsurface energy storage and production solutions, and enhancing the utilization of big data analytics to facilitate optimized design, development, and field deployment of emerging technologies.
With a deep passion for sustainable energy, she is dedicated to driving positive change in the industry and actively collaborates with cross-functional teams to develop and implement cutting-edge solutions that address key challenges in the energy landscape.
In addition to her technical contributions, Shadi is committed to promoting DEIA in the energy sector and actively participates in initiatives that foster greater diversity and representation within the industry.
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