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

Business Plan Basics - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Feb 26

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Mastering Time - CWE Central MA - Feb 27

Mastering Time honors the fact that developing a brand new relationship with time is an outer and inner journey, like two wings of a bird. We want you to fly high and feel crazy empowered!

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Central MA - Feb 28

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company.

How to Turn Your Passion Into a Business - CWE Central MA - Mar 1

Come join us for a panel discussion followed by Q&A with women who started from scratch and are doing what they love today.

Facebook for Small Businesses - CWE Central MA - Mar 4

Join this workshop to learn the intricacies of Facebook for small business.

Explore SBA Resources Webinar - CWE Central MA - Mar 6

This workshop is presented by a member of the local SBA team and is designed to help entrepreneurs understand the various SBA programs and services available to help them start or expand a business.

CWE Expert Series: ABCs of Commercial Real Estate - CWE Online - March 6

Where should your business be located?  In this Expert Series webinar, learn and ask questions about commercial real estate. Learn the language and understand the unique process to leasing or purchasing commercial property to operate your busi...

Insure Your Business with Confidence - CWE Central MA - Mar 7

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

Employee to Entrepreneur: How Franchising can Reduce the Risk - CWE Central MA - Mar 8

Are you considering entrepreneurship as a career option but want a proven business model to get to your goals more quickly and safer?

Twitter for Small Businesses - CWE Central MA - Mar 11

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.  


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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