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

Rock Your Resume – CWE Central MA – Jan 10

Your resume is the first impression you make on a potential employer. Knowing how to create a resume that showcases your skills and presents you in the best light is a valuable skill that anyone in transition should have.

Keeping the Books: Basic Recordkeeping and Accounting ) – CWE Central MA – Jan 11

This workshop will provide you with an introduction to  the best practices in keeping books for your small business.  Even if you have an accountant, this class will help you understand why good bookkeeping is valuable for effectively running your bu...

Steps to Start A Business – CWE Central MA – Jan 16

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

Business Plan Basics – CWE Central MA – Jan 23

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Mastering Time Management Skills – CWE Central MA – Jan 24

Your relationship with time is one of the most important relationships in your life. Ending the struggle with time leaves you free, happy, and productive.

Financing Strategies: Learn From The Experts – CWE Central MA – Jan 25

The discussion will focus on strategies for raising funds as well as what lenders and investors look for when making financing decisions. The panel may include, but not be limited to, the following experts:

Insure your Business with Confidence – CWE Central MA – Jan 30

n this workshop, you will learn how to effectively protect your business and personal assets by choosing appropriate and cost-effective insurance policy/ies.  This session will provide you with an overview of the various types of business insurance a...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE Central MA – Feb 6

Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you.

Understanding Cash Flow Management – CWE Central MA – Feb 8

Many new business owners feel intimidated by the financial aspects of running their new venture   however, it is vital to the success of any business strategy.   This workshop will help you to understand the importance of proper cash flow management ...


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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