CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Women in Information Sciences and Engineering (WISE) chapter will have a panel discussion about mentoring and coaching in a corporate environment on March 21.

The North Carolina Technology Association operates the WISE chapter.

The program is titled “Coach Me, Mentor Me, Make Me WISE.”

“Finding a good career mentor can be the difference between average and accelerated career advancement,” said Lee Underwood, president of the Executive Development Institute who will moderate the program. “Research shows that a strong mentor is a major factor in corporate advancement and success.”

Other panelists include Alisa McDonald, vice president of project development and services generation, regulated generation, Duke Energy; Kelly Kent, senior vice president and senior audit director for staff support at Bank of America; Ann Depta, president of Meridian Consulting; and Sally Daley, senior director of technology, Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council.

For additional information, see the NCTA Web site.