Our Impact - CWE Rhode Island Women's Business Center

Women (and men) annually receive programs and services they need to transform their lives and make a real impact on the local economy in terms of job creation and increased wages.

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A History of Success

In 2020

  • 1,498
    Number of people who participated in CWE programs and events
  • 692
    Number of people CWE trained and counseled
  • 350
    Number of jobs CWE helped entrepreneurs create and/or nurture
  • $16 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate
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Since 2000

 

  • 17,700
    Number of people CWE has trained
  • 16,900
    Number of jobs CWE supported the creation of
  • $498 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate


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Client Demographics

  • 91%
    Women
  • 49%
    Low to Moderate Income
  • 44%
    People of Color
  • 6%
    Disabled
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Impact on Participants

  • 36%
    Start a business
  • 25%
    Increase the revenue of an existing business 
  • 24%
    Improved their financial situation
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