Defining your Own Success: Self-Care & Achievements as a Minority in a Majority Workplace
Thursday, September 20, 2018 — 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Minorities have to overcome societal obstacles in order to succeed, but are we part of the problem? Can we recognize and change the internal patterns of minimizing ourselves before we come to let them control our success? This talk will include reminiscences about self-sabotage, overcoming shame and guilt in a workplace that doesn’t seem to have room for your authentic self, and how to advocate from both sides of the manager/direct report relationship. You’ll leave with tips on how to build self-awareness, reprogramming bad habits, and incorporating emotional honesty into your work. If you resonated with the Imposter Syndrome, but haven’t found solutions to this problem or noticed the micro-aggressions that you are navigating in addition to the Imposter Syndrome, then this session is for you!
Maybellin S. Burgos, Anita Borg Institute