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Why Imposter Syndrome Is Worse for Women of Color

How invisibility often comes into play for Black women

Illustration: Mikhaila Leid

FForty years ago, therapists and researchers Pauline Rose Clance and Suzanne Imes set out to investigate why so many accomplished women in their professional and social circles had trouble internalizing their achievements. The authors called on their own past experiences as self-doubting…




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Black woman, mental health counselor, researcher, wellness consultant, PhD in counseling psychology, and Beyoncé stan. IG: black_and_woman_IG

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