CWE Central Massachusetts - Women Business Center

Our programs are designed to assist you in meeting your career milestones.

CWE Women's Business Leadership ConferenceIn Central MA since 1999, the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) provides opportunities for clients to grow their vision, learn new skills and join a community of peers who inform and inspire them as they enter the world of business. Dedicated staff and volunteers provide a combination or practical training and personal mentorship through high impact programs that have been perfected since 1995.

Our Mission

CWE provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs and women in business to increase professional success, personal growth, and financial independence.

Who We Are

The Center for Women & Enterprise operates Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These Centers are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. We offer comprehensive training, resources, counseling and connections to women.

As New England’s leading organization for women entrepreneurs, we work hard to ensure that all women, regardless of their economic status, are provided access to our programs and services.

What We Offer

  • Education & Training
  • Online Learning
  • Financial Education & Support
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Consulting & Mentoring

Community Classroom

Our Community Classroom brings entrepreneurship education outside of CWE’s Centers and into the communities we serves, fostering small business growth by offering trainings and business resources in areas where aspiring and established entrepreneurs need us most. The program ensures that women (and men) have a place to go to get the critical skills, quality training, technical assistance and confidence they need to start and grow a viable business.

Courses in Central Massachusetts

Crowdfunding: Alternative Funding for Your Small Business - CWE Central MA - Dec 17

Are you looking for an alternative way to finance your startup? Come to this informative session on crowdfunding, the hottest new way to gain capital to start your business! 

Managing Cash Flow - CWE Central MA - Jan 9

Whether you've been in business for one year or twenty, it's crucial to have a solid strategy for managing your cash flow. 

Setting Brilliant Goals that Stick - CWE Central MA - Jan 10

This workshop offers you a unique approach to setting goals and resolutions, following a brilliant process that starts with your heart's desires.

Storytelling: A Story of Your Brand - CWE Central MA - Jan 14

This easy-to-follow workshop with accompanying workbook teaches you to develop your mission statement and set you on the path to creating the brand you've always wanted. 

Steps to Starting a Business - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Jan 15

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know. 

Planning for a Healthy Business - CWE Central MA - Jan 15

Join us for this introductory exploration of what makes a healthy foundation for your business. 

Credit Reporting Demystified - CWE Central MA - Jan 18

There is a lot of talk about credit reports, but there is still a lot of confusion.  It's important to have a healthy understanding of your credit, especially if you plan to apply for a business loan.

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Central MA - Jan 23

Attend this workshop to learn how to avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business.

Personal Financial Planning - CWE Central MA - Jan 24

It is important to understand and control your personal finances, but often times we do not.  At this workshop, learn how you can build your personal savings and plan for retirement. 

Insure Your Business with Confidence - CWE Central MA - Jan 25

This workshop is suitable for pre-startup entrepreneurs, or those looking to revisit their insurance needs.


Small Business Administration

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Learn More


Contact Us

For more information about CWE, what we offer and how we can support you in business please email or call us at 508-363-2300.

Central Massachusetts l 69 Milk St, Suite 217, Westborough, MA 

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