CWE Eastern Massachusetts - Women Business Center

Established in 1995, CWE helps women start and grow their own business.  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 offers scholarships to disadvantaged clients while fostering influential relationships for successful business women at the other end of the spectrum.

For more information about CWE in Boston please call 617-536-0700 or email us at info.EasternMA@CWEonline.org.

Center for Women & Enterprise
24 School St., 7th Floor
Boston, MA   02108

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 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. Please call us at 617-536-0700.

Steps to Start Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - May 30
If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know. Read More...

Effective Presentation Skills - CWE Eastern MA - May 30
As an entrepreneur, your ability to persuade your audience through a concise and compelling presentation is a key factor to your business success. This interactive workshop focuses on the basics Read More...

Pricing For Your Market - CWE Eastern MA - May 31
Often business owners price their products simply by marking up their cost. Although margin is an important consideration, it is not the only factor Read More...

Women & Transition (4-Part Course) - May 31 - June 21
This unique 4-week course is designed specifically for women in transition. The course introduces participants to the newest research and information on transitioning combined with practical hands-on tools designed for today’s job seeker. Participants will use interactive exercises to help Read More...

InnovateHER 2017 Massachusetts Local Competition (Attendee Registration) - June 1
CWE - Massachusetts is very excited to be hosting InnovateHER 2017: a cross-cutting prize competition to unearth innovative products and services that help impact and empower the lives of women and families. We have selected 9 women to compete in the challenge and pitch their innovative businesses or business ideas on June 1. Read More...

Accounting for Non-Accountants (2-Weeks) - CWE Eastern MA - June 5 - June 12
Many entrepreneurs detest the financial piece of their business. But, they don’t discount its importance. In this workshop, participants will learn Read More...

Mentor on Road: Discussing Best Practices of US Women In Business - June 5
Join CWE as we host "Mentor On Road", an entrepreneurial mentorship tour out of India. Jagat Shah and his team will be touring 24 US states and 32 cities in 78 days this summer for the "Mentor On Road" USA tour. We are excited to be the very first stop on the tour! We invite you to come and engage Read More...

Master Your Social Media & Email Marketing Strategy (3-Weeks) - CWE Eastern MA - June 7 - June 21
Are you looking to solidify or improve your online presence and digital marketing strategy? This fun, informative and interactive 3-part workshop is designed to help you build an overall strategy for marketing your business online. Read More...

Veterans - Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - VBOC of NE - Jun 12
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Marketing on a Shoestring - CWE Eastern MA - June 13
Competition for a spot in the marketplace and in the media is tough. Learn how to maximize your resources to gain visibility Read More...

Get Noticed! Optimize Your Website through SEO - CWE Eastern MA - June 13
Search Engines are one of the primary ways that Internet users find websites. That’s why a website with good search engine listings may see a dramatic increase in traffic. Join us for this interactive session to learn Read More...

Crowdfunding: Alternative Funding for Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - June 13
Are you looking for an alternative way to finance your startup? Come to this informative session on Crowdfunding- how to utilize your personal and professional networks to gain capital to start your business! Read More...

Steps to Starting a Nonprofit - CWE Eastern MA - June 15
Do you have enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing services to an underserved group of people? Do you have a great idea on how to address social issues in a way that you have not seen before? Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Eastern MA - June 19
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Explore the process and learn about the risks and rewards of starting up your own business Read More...

Explore SBA Resources - CWE Eastern MA - June 19
This workshop will help you understand the various SBA programs and services that are available to entrepreneurs looking to start or expand a business. Read More...

Steps to Start Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - June 27
If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know. Read More...

Facebook Business Builder - CWE Eastern MA - June 27
This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to grow their business using Facebook Pages and Facebook Ads. In the large and complicated ecosystem of online marketing, Facebook remains a highly useful tool Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - June 29
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company. Attend this workshop to learn how to avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business. Read More...

Unleash the Power of Being Yourself: Build Confidence & Own Your Future (2 Part Course) - CWE Eastern MA - July 5 & 12
This course is a two part Self Development workshop created to empower women entreprenuers and women in business to be their best self through confidence building, and by forging individual success to own and shape their future. Read More...

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts - CWE Eastern MA - Jul 6
If you are in the process of launching a new business, or thinking about starting one, this panel discussion will help you to understand the variety of financing options available to you as a new business owner. Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - Jul 13
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company. Attend this workshop to learn how to avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business. Read More...

Protect Your Brand with Trademark & Copyright - CWE Eastern MA - July 17
This workshop will outline ways you can avoid the common pitfalls related to copyright that could potentially spell trouble for your business brand. Read More...

Writing a Compelling Business Proposal - CWE Eastern MA - July 18
This workshop is for business owners who are interested in responding to government or corporate RFP's (Request for Proposal), or placing bids for services. Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Eastern MA - July 19
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Explore the process and learn about the risks and rewards of starting up your own business Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Eastern MA - July 19
This workshop will help you understand the various SBA programs and services that are available to entrepreneurs looking to start or expand a business. Read More...

Wednesday, Women & Wine - CWE Eastern MA - July 26
Connect! Network! Learn! Connect with dozens of other ambitious, accomplished women of all ages and backgrounds at this exciting event with wine, cheese, and hors d'oeurves. Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business - CWE Eastern MA - July 27
If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. In this workshop, you will learn to: d evelop your business ideas and planning, c onsider your legal structure, d iscuss choosing a name and entity Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 2
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company. Attend this workshop to learn how to avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business. Workshop topics will include: Entity formation, contract basics Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Eastern MA - August 15
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Explore the process and learn about the risks and rewards of starting up your own business, conduct a self-assessment that will help you decide if business ownership is right for you Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 15
This workshop will help you understand the various SBA programs and services that are available to entrepreneurs looking to start or expand a business. Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 22
If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. In this workshop, you will learn to: develop your business ideas and planning, consider your legal structure, discuss choosing a name and entity Read More...

Understanding Cash Flow Management - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 25
Many new business owners feel intimidated by the financial aspects of running their new venture, however, it is vital to the success of any business strategy. This workshop will help you to understand the importance of proper cash flow management and how it can help your business survive and thrive during the first years of operation. Read More...

Starting a Nonprofit - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 29
Do you have enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing services to an underserved group of people? Do you have a great idea on how to address social issues in a way that you have not seen before? Do you want to start a non-profit so that you can put your good ideas to work? Read More...

Effective Presentation Skills - CWE Eastern MA - May 30
As an entrepreneur, your ability to persuade your audience through a concise and compelling presentation is a key factor to your business success. This interactive workshop focuses on the basics Read More...

Maximize the Power of LinkedIn for Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - May 31
This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to quickly master the business development potential through LinkedIn. Read More...

InnovateHER 2017 Massachusetts Local Competition (Attendee Registration) - June 1
CWE - Massachusetts is very excited to be hosting InnovateHER 2017: a cross-cutting prize competition to unearth innovative products and services that help impact and empower the lives of women and families. We have selected 9 women to compete in the challenge and pitch their innovative businesses or business ideas on June 1. Read More...

Mentor on Road: Discussing Best Practices of US Women In Business - June 5
Join CWE as we host "Mentor On Road", an entrepreneurial mentorship tour out of India. Jagat Shah and his team will be touring 24 US states and 32 cities in 78 days this summer for the "Mentor On Road" USA tour. We are excited to be the very first stop on the tour! We invite you to come and engage Read More...

Facebook Business Builder - CWE Eastern MA - June 27
This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to grow their business using Facebook Pages and Facebook Ads. In the large and complicated ecosystem of online marketing, Facebook remains a highly useful tool Read More...

Writing a Compelling Business Proposal - CWE Eastern MA - July 18
This workshop is for business owners who are interested in responding to government or corporate RFP's (Request for Proposal), or placing bids for services. Read More...

Wednesday, Women & Wine - CWE Eastern MA - July 26
Connect! Network! Learn! Connect with dozens of other ambitious, accomplished women of all ages and backgrounds at this exciting event with wine, cheese, and hors d'oeurves. Read More...

Eastern Massachusetts Center - Boston

24 School St., 7th Floor
Boston, MA   02108

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CWE Classes Are Also Offered at the Following Locations:

Harvard I-Lab
125 Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02163
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City of Cambridge
Cambridge City Hall Annex
344 Broadway, 4th Floor Conference Room
Cambridge, MA 02140
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Cambridge Community Center
5 Callender Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Community Learning Center
19 Brookline Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Fresh Pond Apartment
362-364 Rindge Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
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The Margaret Fuller House
71 Cherry Street             
Cambridge, MA 02139
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