Boldly Go: 5 Ways to Be a More Confident Academic

When: Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 1 p.m. ET


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Presenter: Mary Beth Averill, academic writing coach, editor, and author of How to Become an Academic Coach

Many academics lack confidence in some aspect of their professional lives. Some are open about this; for others, it’s a well-kept secret. In this one-hour webinar by Academic Writing Coach, Editor and Author Mary Beth Averill, we’ll briefly survey some of the reasons academics lack confidence. Then we’ll look at 5 ways you can increase your confidence as an academic.

Mary Beth Averill has been coaching and teaching academic writers for over 30 years. She wrote a dissertation in biology and an MSW thesis. She is the coauthor of How to Become an Academic Coach. The second edition of her second book, Scaling the Ivory Tower: Your Academic Job Search Workbook, is now available as well. As an adjunct Professor at the Smith College School for Social Work, she taught Research Methods and Writing for Professional Publication. You can contact Mary Beth at [email protected]