CAMP 2016: Overcoming imposter syndrome

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10302016_jawscamp_dailyselects_ericayoon_17Story by Linnea Crowther and Connie K. Ho, JAWS members | Photo by Erica Yoon, CAMP photographer

At the Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP) in Roanoke, Va., attendees participated in topic tables. Each of the tables had a different issue for discussion, including the topic of overcoming imposter syndrome. Here are a few takeaways from the participants regarding overcoming imposter syndrome.

  • Believe in your ability to figure things out
  • Fake it ’til you make it
  • Share your fellow journalists’ stories on social media to amplify their work
  • Stop thinking negative thoughts and just go for it!
  • Believe in yourself