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2016 Session | Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome to Become the Authentic Leader You Envision

Do you fear that you’re a poser? Do you question if you are worthy? Are you scared that you couldn’t possibly be qualified to fill the shoes required in your position? Sadly it’s a fear that strikes many of us – especially women. Self-doubt is crippling and presents one of the greatest barriers to becoming an authentic leader. This session will bring you up close with some of today’s most prominent women to share invaluable leadership lessons for increasing your confidence and presence. Using their real-life experiences as they climbed the ladder, we will help you reach beyond your comfort zone and explore strategies to eliminate feelings of inadequacy and achieve authenticity including:

  • Why executive presence matters;
  • How to deal with and overcome fear, self-doubt and imposter syndrome;
  • The importance of building trust and credibility to accomplish more; and
  • How to find and use your most powerful and genuine voice.

Thought Leader:

Lesley Jane Seymour, media entrepreneur former editor of MORE Magazine


Hannah Grove, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, State Street Corporation
Carla Harris, Wall Street powerhouse and author, Expect to Win
Nina Tassler, former chairman, CBS Entertainment, and author, What I Told My Daughter: Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women


Stella Low, SVP, global communications, Dell