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FACE Self Doubt: Disrupting Impostor Symdrome

  • Creekside Community Centre 1 Athletes Way Vancouver, BC, V5Y 0C2 Canada (map)

***SLIDING SCALE:  please CONTACT US. We have limited sliding scale spots available***

WHEN:  Tuesday November 6, 7-9pm
WHERE: Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver


Workshop Description: Do you have that little voice in your head that undermines you at every turn telling you that you're not enough?   Do you feel like any success you have is a fluke instead of a reflection of your skill and talent? Why do we talk ourselves out of pursuing our passions, asking for what we want and sharing our opinions?

This workshop will identify and examine why we struggle to see our worth, why we set the bar so high, and how we can foster an inner narrative that is more supportive, motivating and kind. This workshop is reserved for women-identified, transgender and non-binary folks. Please note space is limited for this event. Tickets will sell out.

About our Speakers:

Heather McCain - Executive Director, Citizens for Accessible Neighbourhoods
As the Executive Directory of C.A.N, Heather works daily to overcome feelings of self doubt in order to carry out the organization’s important work creating barrier-free communities.  She is a well-known and respected speaker, advocate, educator, and promoter of Universal Design, Disability Awareness, Inclusionary Practices, and Adapted Sports and Recreation.

Heather has had personal experience with social disability, a speech impediment, mental health issues, invisible disability, and a mobility disability.  These experiences led her to create C.A.N, which has grown from a small grassroots organization to a well-known non-profit with projects throughout British Columbia.  For her work with C.A.N., Heather has been awarded the BC Paraplegic Association Leadership Award, the City of Vancouver Access and Inclusion Award, and the Sport BC President’s Award from BC Disability Games Society.

Amanda Huettner - Founder & CEO, FACE BC
Amanda has an extensive background working in the not-for-profit sphere, from harm reduction and transitional housing management to executive roles with community organizations and professional associations. Amanda has experienced both sides of self doubt: assuming prestigious career opportunities were the result of “faking it till you make it”, and then feeling completely worthless and lost when chronic pain and disability limited her ability to work in intense, full time executive roles.

Amanda has led and participated in a number of workshops and conferences on topics such as women in law, self care, healthy boundary setting, time management, chronic pain and disability, diversity and inclusion, anti-oppression, and gender and work.