This one is for the smart, brave women in CHEM 342 who shared their experiences as women in STEM today in a class discussion. One of the places we landed was a discussion about imposter syndrome. What is it? Why does it exist? How do we overcome it? Here are some good places to start in answering these questions:
(Aside: Check out this Facebook group!! https://www.facebook.com/ChemWomen/?fref=ts)
Original Paper on Imposter Phenomenon in High Achieving Women
Imposter Phenomenon Defined by Dr. Pauline Rose Clancy
Huffington Post:Do you Suffer from Imposter Syndrome?
Seven Ways to Start Overcoming Imposter Syndrome