Break Free From Imposter Syndrome: Embrace Your Competent, Capable Self


Why do so many individuals fear being exposed as a fraud? Why the self-doubt and self-devaluation? In this seminar, you will learn: 

  • What neuroscience and psychology tell us about the prevalence of “imposter syndrome” and why it is more prevalent in high achievers
  • The costs of imposter syndrome on individuals and organizations
  • The relationship between competence and confidence and why both are needed to achieve full potential
  • Practical strategies that organizations and individuals can use to break out of “imposter syndrome”



Michelle Greer Galloway has been an associate, partner and is currently of counsel to the Cooley Litigation department and its IP group. Her practice focuses on patent litigation, as well as issues related to information governance. Michelle is a frequent speaker at conferences and at companies combining current scientific and psychological research with practical advice and humor regarding leadership and building high performance teams.  Full Bio

Date and Time:  
October 17, 2019
5:45 - 8:00 PM


5:45-6:15pm: Registration, mingling, and light dinner
6:15-7:15pm: Workshop
7:15-8:00pm: Networking and cocktails


Cooley, 500 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Members: $5; Non-Members: $15

Given our mission is to promote women's development in STEM we would like to offer a one-time free spot in our workshops to those in transition between jobs. Please contact [email protected] if you qualify.

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Thanks our event sponsor, Cooley!