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

Achieving SMART Goals - CWE Central MA - Oct 22

At the "Achieving SMART Goals" workshop, you will learn to a system to achieve more in less time.

Accounting for Non-Accountants - CWE Central MA (Leominster) - Oct 23

Many entrepreneurs detest the financial piece of their business. But, they don’t discount its importance.

Crowdfunding: Alternative Funding for Your Small Business - CWE Central MA - Oct 24

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! 

Breaking Silos: Collaborating for Impact and Innovation - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Nov 1

Join us as we celebrate the diversity of resources available via Worcester-area non-profits, and for a discussion of strategy for collaborative impact on our community.

Make Your Blog Work for Your Business - CWE Central MA - Nov 2

In this workshop, you will have an interactive learning experience as you create your very own blog. 

Accounting for Non-Accountants - CWE Central MA - Nov 5

Many entrepreneurs detest the financial piece of their business.  But, they don’t discount its importance. 

Effective Leadership Practices - CWE Central MA - Nov 7

Define decision-making, conflict/negotiation strategies, and meeting management techniques

Personal Financial Planning - CWE Central MA (Leominster) - Nov 9

At this workshop, learn how you can build your personal savings and plan for retirement.

Twitter for Small Businesses - CWE Central MA - Nov 12

This course will help you understand how Twitter works—from demystifying the secrets of this social media network, to how to use it as a tool to help grow your business. 

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Nov 13

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


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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