a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud".

70% of men and women define themselves as feeling like a fraud. That number goes up if your a racial or ethnic minority.

I recently spoke at a conference for women in business on impostor fraud. The audience was a group of successful women from all age and experience levels. I asked them one question and asked them to write their responses down anonymously…

this was the question - and their responses:

I feel, or HAVE felt, like an

Impostor when…. 


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How have YOU felt like an Impostor?

Leave your anonymous quote to be added to this page. Release your fears and let others know that they aren’t alone…


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