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API Pep Talks: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

More than 80% of people experience imposter syndrome, a recurring thought pattern of self-doubt despite one’s actual accomplishments. It makes you feel like you don’t deserve to be where you are—that you don’t belong.

It particularly shows up in our Asian American communities, from growing up as a perpetual foreigner to striving to live up to the expectations of our immigrant parents. We work hard, but it’s never enough. While Asian employees are widely perceived as high performing, they also feel the least included at work.