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The Impact of Culture on Self-Esteem

April 6 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

The Impact of Culture on


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AWiB Resource Center


April 6, 2024

9 AM – 12 PM

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The Impact of Culture on Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is our subjective evaluation of our worth and how we see ourselves.  Positive self-esteem enables us to navigate the ups and downs of life with our chin up and forward-looking eyes.  It allows us to have a balanced opinion of our capabilities and limitations.  A negative or low self-esteem makes us devalue our abilities and limits our contributions, stagnating our potential.  It is noted that several factors influence our self-esteem as it evolves from childhood.  Most often, our self-esteem evolves based on our experiences.  One such factor that impacts self-esteem greatly is culture.  Culture, itself an evolving construct, greatly shapes various aspects of the self, how we view ourselves, and what we strive for and aim to accomplish.


Upon completion of this roundtable discussion (RTD), you will:

  • Identify parts of our cultures that build &/or diminish our self-esteem as women
  • Explore ways in which we can fix the distorted self-images that we developed because of cultural influences 
  • Gain an understanding of how we are subconsciously guided by our culture when we make choices


This roundtable discussion (RTD) will be facilitated by Kemer Temam, AWiB 2021 President, Owner & General Manager of Barsebe Industries.

The Impact of Culture on Self-Esteem

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