CWE Vermont – Women Business Center

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

The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) opened the Women's Business Center in Vermont in 2016.  Funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA), CWE works with the SBA in Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Eastern and Central Massachusetts to deliver quality services to current and prospective women entrepreneurs. 

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 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 Vermont

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE VT - Sept 16

Learn analysis methods to examine current and future opportunities for your business .

#AskMeAnything: Q&A Discussions for Curious Business Owners

Finally! Get answers to the “trivial” and “taboo” business questions you’ve been scared to ask.  This summer at CWE VT, join peers and content experts who’ve seen it all for coffee, croissants, and conversation about the trials of small business own...

Steps to Grow Your Business (Rutland) - CWE VT - Aug 21

Learn analysis methods to examine current and future opportunities for your business .

#AskMeAnything: Benefits - CWE VT - Aug 21

Q&A on offering work perks as a small company.  8/21

Introduction to Social Media Platforms for Businesses - CWE VT - Aug 28

This workshop will provide an overview of different social media platforms and how they can contribute to your overall marketing endeavors.

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE VT - Aug 29

Ensure the success of your new business with this overview of legal issues business owners should be aware of as they get started.

trust.IT: Strategic Implementation Course - CWE VT - Sept 3-Oct 22

Ensure sustainable success as you bring your product or service to the online market in this 7-week course.

Plan Your Business Promotions - CWE VT - Sept 4

Learn smart ways to apply prior knowledge of social media and your goals to plan out what, how, and when you will communicate to your customers throughout the upcoming (holiday) season.

Steps to Start a Business - CWE VT - Sept 6

Leave this session with an idea of the resources and immediate next steps you can take to start your business journey.

Insure Your Business With Confidence - CWE VT - Sept 10

Learn to protect your business and personal assets by choosing appropriate, cost effective insurance policies.

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 802-391-4870.

CWE Vermont l 431 Pine St., Suite 101, Burlington, VT 05401

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