Characterized by feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, and fear of being found out a "fraud," imposter syndrome refers to a relatively common psychological phenomenon experienced by folks in the workplace. For LIS folks of color, the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, ability, and other identities interplay with imposter syndrome in unique ways. Coordinated by the Spectrum Advisory Committee, this panel will feature library folks of color from a variety of library types and career points on their experiences with imposter syndrome and tips for overcoming it in the workplace.
ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA, ODLOS
Meeting Type: Chair's Program
Cost: Included with full conference registration.