Imposter Syndrome

One subject that’s received a lot of press recently is imposter syndrome. This occurs when a person is an expert in an area, with years of training and experience, but feels like a fraud. Imposter syndrome causes anxiety from the person’s worry about their fraudulence being found out by others. This can particularly affect women and underrepresented minorities in STEM. In an AMS blog post, William Yslas VĂ©lez discusses this issue.

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