Save the Date: 02/07/2017 Impostor Syndrome Seminar or "How to Feel as Bright and Capable as They Think You Are "

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:45am

WISE will be hosting Dr. Valerie Young as a guest seminar speaker at the University of Minnesota, open to both women and men in the Chemistry Department!  Ms. Young is a leading expert on the impostor syndrome, and she has received much recognition for her work in this field. Her seminar is titled, "How to Feel as Bright and Capable as They Think You Are," and will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. 

RSVP to at by noon Friday, Feb. 3. Space is limited and registrations will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Copies of her award-winning book, "The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It," are currently available to borrow or for purchase. Learn more about Ms. Young by visiting her website:

The WISE planning committee includes Letitia Yao, Sadie Otte, Lindsay Johnson, Hanna Macaranas, Courtney Elwell and Xin Yi See.