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

Best Practices for Business Branding - CWE VT - Apr 23

In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of the importance of good branding, and learn tips for building your own successful brand.

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE VT - Apr 25

This session provides an overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company.

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE VT - Apr 29

Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and formalize your company.

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? ...

Systems With Soul - CWE VT - May 2

Learn how business systems are holistic, grow organically, and what you can do to leverage the way they work for you.

Legal Considerations for Growing Businesses - CWE VT - May 8

Bring your questions for a Q&A discussion to cover a range of legal issues that business owners should be aware of when their company is in a stage of growth.

Social Media For Your Business: Speed Mentoring - CWE VT - May 10

Bring your social media questions about your business to our office hours.

Start Here: Your Roadmap for Life as an Entrepreneur - CWE VT & Mercy Connections - May 14 - Jun 11

Co-sponsored by the Women's Small Business Program at Mercy Connections and Center for Women & Enterprise VT   Are you considering self-employment? Got a business idea but not sure if the entrepreneurial life is for you? If so, this is for y...

Business Plan Basics - CWE VT - May 20

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Steps to Start a Business - CWE VT - May 22

Leave the session with an A-to-Z overview and specific tools and tips that will help you get started quickly.

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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