Diversify Your Hype Squad: An Imposter Syndrome Strategy

‘Tine Zekis
5 min readDec 10, 2021

One of the most powerful weapons I use to fight off Imposter Syndrome is my Hype Squad: those people who are in my corner, cheering me on, and reminding me that I deserve my success.

A dark room with small blue lights forming the word “HYPE”, written in all caps in front of a blurry, colorful background.
Photo by Verena Yunita Yapi on Unsplash

When I speak about Imposter Syndrome, I always encourage my audience to assemble their Hype Squads, to develop that support system for themselves. Beyond that, I’m here now to tell you…

‘Tine Zekis

Christine (‘Tine) Zekis is a keynote speaker, software engineer, and Imposter Syndrome coach. She champions diversity, equity, and belonging in tech.