Our Centers in New England

Women’s Business Centers

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
  • 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.

CWE also operates the Veterans Business Outreach Center of New England (VBOC of NE) that equips veteran and active duty service members and their families with the resources to help them start and run their businesses.

What We Offer

  • Education & Training
  • Online Learning
  • Financial Education & Support
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Consulting & Mentoring

“Things had been tough for me and my family, but things changed the day I walked into the classroom. My instructors believed in me, and that belief fed my enthusiasm and drive. My classmates inspired me, taught me and helped me laugh. My husband said he hadn’t seen me so happy in many years.”

Pamela L. Lavallee


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