Wednesday, August 9th
9:45-10:50 am
CRER-202-1: Three Science-Based Strategies to Elevate Your Confidence (Career Strategies Track)
Chairperson: Carol Sliwa, Research Director, IDC

Paper Title: Boost Your Confidence with Three Science-Based Strategies

Paper Abstract: Does lack of confidence hold you back at work or at home? Do you ever wish you had the confidence to go after what you truly want? The good news is that confidence is a skill you can build. It is the belief in your success that stimulates action. It is your willingness to try. Stop getting in your own way. Learn how you can increase your confidence at any stage of your life by using three science-based strategies. What would be possible in your life if you had more confidence?

Paper Author: Anna Gradie, Confidence Coach, Anna Gradie - Confidence Coach

Author Bio: Anna Gradie is a Confidence Coach for women in tech. Using science-backed tools, she helps her clients 10X their confidence, accelerate their performance, and build strong relationships. In 2010, she co-founded and scaled an edtech company into a multi-million-dollar business. She was the COO and head of HR but noticed a huge gender gap in the industry. After a successful exit in 2020, she created her coaching business. Anna’s purpose is to help close the gender confidence gap and to accelerate equality in the tech industry by empowering women.