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.

Business Planning: Getting Started (10-wks)- CWE Eastern MA - Sep 19 - Nov 21
Do you have an idea for a business that you want to launch or explore more deeply? Have you always dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur, but were never sure just where to start? This course will help you to take the necessary steps to becoming an independent business owner, while gaining confidence in yourself and your knowledge of small business management Read More...

Marketing on a Shoestring - CWE Eastern MA - Sept 21
Competition for a spot in the marketplace and in the media is tough. Take this workshop to: Learn how to maximize your resources to gain visibility for your products and services Read More...

Master the Power of LinkedIN for Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - Sept 25
This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to quickly master the business development potential through LinkedIn. Read More...

Business Planning: Getting Started (10-Wks) - CWE Eastern MA - Sept 25 - Dec 4
Do you have an idea for a business that you want to launch or explore more deeply? Have you always dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur, but were never sure just where to start? Read More...

Coffee & Connections - CWE Eastern MA - Sept 26
This must-attend morning breakfast event is for women who want to be inspired and connect with other inventive, resourceful, and highly-productive business owners and experts. Read More...

Interviewing Strategies & Skills - CWE Eastern MA - Sept 27
Your resume is the first impression you make on a potential employer. Knowing how to create a resume that showcases your skills and presents you in the best light is a valuable skill that anyone in transition should have. Once you land an interview, you are evaluated as a potential employee. However, remember that YOU are interviewing THE COMPANY as much as they are interviewing you. Read More...

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Eastern MA - Sept 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: Develop your business ideas and planning, Consider your legal structure Read More...

The Art of Networking - CWE Eastern MA - Sept 27
In this workshop, you will: Be able to articulate who you are, what you do, and what you offer in an elevator pitch, l earn effective ways to maximize how you connect with others, u nderstand the appropriate way to follow up on connections, c reate a personal networking action plan Read More...

Steps to Starting a Nonprofit - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 3
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...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 4
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...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 4
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...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 10
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...

Effective Presentation Skills - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 11
As an entrepreneur, your ability to persuade your audience through a concise and compelling presentation is a key factor to your business success. Read More...

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 11
If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. Read More...

Facebook for Small Businesses - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 12
Join this workshop to learn the intricacies of Facebook for small business. Most of us have personal Facebook accounts, but the ins and outs of page management for your business Read More...

Branding for Your Small Business - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 24
A lot of people think "branding" is only for Audi, Apple and American Express. The truth is companies of all sizes need to develop a brand. Read More...

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 25
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...

Pricing for Your Market - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 30
Often business owners price their products simply by marking up their cost. Although margin is an important consideration, it is not the only factor when determining the price of a product or service. Read More...

Understanding Your Business Financial Statements - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 31
You have a financial statement for your business--what knowledge can you gain from it? This workshop will provide you with the tools necessary to understand your income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flow Read More...

Insure Your Business with Confidence - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 1
In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively protect your business and personal assets by choosing appropriate and cost-effective insurance policy/ies Read More...

Social Media Made Simple - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 8
Are you looking to solidify or improve your online presence and digital marketing strategy? This fun, informative and interactive 2-part workshop is designed to help you build an overall strategy for marketing your business online. Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 9
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company. Read More...

Protect Your Business Brand with Copyright & Trademark - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 14
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...

Mastering the Elevator Pitch - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 15
We've all sat through (and maybe even delivered) boring presentations. What's the difference between one that's dull and uninspiring, and one that moves us? Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 21
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...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA – Nov 21
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...

Wednesday, Women & Wine Networking – CWE Eastern MA – Nov 29
Connect! Network! Learn! Connect with dozens of other ambitious, accomplished women of all ages and backgrounds at this exciting event with win Read More...

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 30
If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - Dec 5
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company. Read More...

Twitter for Small Business - CWE Eastern MA - Dec 6
This course will help you demystify the secrets of Twitter, while using it as a tool to grow your business. Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – Dec 12
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...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA – Dec 12
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: e xplore the process and learn about the risks and rewards of starting up your own business Read More...

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Eastern MA - Dec 14
If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. Read More...

Steps to Starting a Nonprofit - CWE Eastern MA - Dec 14
Do you have enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing services to an underserved group of people? Read More...

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts - CWE Eastern MA - Dec 20
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...

Understanding Cash Flow Management - CWE Eastern MA - Dec 20
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. Read More...

Master the Power of LinkedIN for Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - Sept 25
This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to quickly master the business development potential through LinkedIn. Read More...

Facebook for Small Businesses - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 12
Join this workshop to learn the intricacies of Facebook for small business. Most of us have personal Facebook accounts, but the ins and outs of page management for your business Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 2
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Writing a Compelling Business Proposal - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 16
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...

Twitter for Small Business - CWE Eastern MA - Dec 6
This course will help you demystify the secrets of Twitter, while using it as a tool to grow your business. Read More...

Eastern Massachusetts Center - Boston

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

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125 Western Avenue
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344 Broadway, 4th Floor Conference Room
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5 Callender Street
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19 Brookline Street
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Fresh Pond Apartment
362-364 Rindge Ave
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The Margaret Fuller House
71 Cherry Street             
Cambridge, MA 02139
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