Defeating Imposter Syndrome by Leaning into Authenticity

April 10, 2024

with Ally Brown, MS

We visit with Ally Brown, MS, joins us to share her inspiring story in the latest episode of the 6 Degrees of Association Podcast. Ally is the Vice President of Learning and Director of Training with Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM).

Through a candid conversation, she reflects on her unexpected path, challenges faced, and the pivotal role of support networks like the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) program from ASAE.

Other themes explored throughout today’s episode, include:

  • Overcoming imposter syndrome while being named to the prestigious Association Forum “Forty Under 40” list.
  • How to lean into authenticity in association leadership by simply being yourself.

Ally’s story is one of resilience and determination. From starting her career in clinical settings to finding her passion in association education, she navigated through uncertainties and setbacks with unwavering resolve. Along the way, she discovered the power of authenticity, realizing that being true to oneself is key to success.

Ally’s insights shed light on the evolving landscape of women in association leadership. While there are still barriers to overcome, she remains optimistic about the progress being made.