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

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.

Writing Successful Grant Proposals – CWE Eastern MA – April 17 & April 24

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

Pricing for Profit - CWE Eastern MA - April 23

Often, business owners price their products simply by marking up their cost. Although margin is an important consideration, it is not the only factor when determining the price of a product or service. 

Steps to Start a Business – CWE Eastern MA – April 25

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

Basics of Business Contracts & Agreements - CWE Eastern MA - April 29

As a current or prospective business owner, you will have a number of business relationships involving some type of contractual commitment or obligation. Managing your contracts and business relationships is therefore very important.

Business Plan Basics – CWE Eastern MA – May 1

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Expert Series Online Webinar: Submit a Winning Bid - Online Learning - May 1

Join this webinar to learn: What are the main things they can expect to see on an RFP? What are common errors that you have seen? What can they do to prepare right now even if there’s no RFP for them to bid on yet? ...

Creating an Effective Marketing Plan (3-Week Course) - CWE Eastern MA - May 2 to May 16

As an entrepreneur, everything you do is a marketing opportunity. It is essential for you to reach potential customers and develop loyalty in ways that are practical, convincing, clear, and urgent.

Accounting for Non-Accountants (2-Part Course) - CWE Eastern MA - May 7 & 14

Many entrepreneurs detest the financial piece of their business, but they don’t discount its importance. The numbers tell a story - do you know how to read it?

Steps to Start a Benefit Corporation & Other Corporations Explained – CWE Eastern MA – May 13

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


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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