CWE Eastern Massachusetts – Women Business Center

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

At the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) we provide 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. 

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 & Mentorship

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 Eastern Massachusetts

PowerUP! 13-Week Strategic Planning Program - CWE Eastern MA - February 27

Gearing up to take your business to the next level? This fast-paced comprehensive program is designed for entrepreneurs with some business background, or for those who have begun a business without a formal plan.

Business Planning - Getting Started (10-Week Class) - CWE Eastern MA - Spring 2019

Do you have an idea for a business that you want to launch or explore more deeply? Have you always dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur, but were never sure just where to start?

Marketing On A Shoestring - CWE Eastern MA - March 27

Competition for a spot in the marketplace and in the media is tough. Take this workshop to learn how to maximize your resources to gain visibility for your products and services.

Legal Considerations For New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - March 28

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

Steps to Start A Business - CWE Eastern MA - March 28

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

Protect Your Business with Copyright & Trademark - CWE Eastern MA - April 3

As an entrepreneur with an innovative product or service, it is essential to know how to protect your brand, your name, and the content you create.

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - April 3

Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level?

Steps to Start a Benefit Corporation & Other Corporations Explained – CWE Eastern MA – April 4

Confused about Non-Profits, Benefit Corporations (B-Corp), and regular Corporations?

Writing Successful Grant Proposals – CWE Eastern MA – April 4 & April 11

This class will help you increase your capacity to write successful grant proposals. 

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – April 9

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.


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 617-536-0700.

Eastern MA l 24 School St., 7th Fl. l Boston, MA

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