CWE Rhode Island - Women Business Center

In Providence, Rhode Island since 2000, 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 Rhode Island please call 401-277-0800 or email us at info.RhodeIsland@CWEonline.org

Center for Women & Enterprise
132 George M. Cohan Blvd., 2nd Fl.
Providence, RI 02903

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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 401-277-0800. 

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 4
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company. Read More...

Explore SBA Resources - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 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...

Veterans - Visioning - VBOC of NE - Apr 5
If you’re contemplating entrepreneurship, this is the first step in turning your dreams of owning your own business into a reality! Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 5
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 10
If you are in the process of launching a new business, or thinking about starting one, this panel discussion will help you understand the variety of financing options available to new business owners. Read More...

Marketing Intensive (3-weeks) - CWE Rhode Island - April 10, 17 & 24
As an entrepreneur, everything you do is a marketing opportunity. It is essential for you to reach potential customers and develop loyalty in ways Read More...

Change Your Image, Change Your Future - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 12
Did you know that 55% of a first impression is based purely on appearance, and that opinion is formed within seven seconds? Read More...

Veterans Business Planning:Getting Started (10-wks) - VBOC of NE - Apr 19 - Jun 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 Read More...

QuickBooks Basics (4-weeks) - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 24 - May 15
Keeping track of your business's finances can be complicated, but a systematic approach with QuickBooks can make a world of difference. Read More...

Get Noticed! Optimize Your Website Through SEO - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 25
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. Read More...

Es El Empresariado Adecuado Para Usted? CWE Rhode Island - 26 de abril
Explorar el proceso y aprender acerca de los riesgos y beneficios de poner en marcha su propio negocio. Read More...

Improve Your Presentation Skills - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 27
Whether you are a budding entrepreneur, a job seeker, or a business professional, presentation skills are critical to your success. Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You?- CWE Rhode Island - May 3
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Constant Contact Bootcamp (2-weeks) - CWE Rhode Island - May 4 & May 11
Join us for a two-part Constant Contact intensive program and learn about the power of email marketing success and simple strategies Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Rhode Island - May 9
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company. Read More...

Explore SBA Resources - CWE Rhode Island - May 9
This workshop is presented by a member of the local SBA team and is designed to help entrepreneurs understand the various SBA programs and services Read More...

Creating Your Next Steps - Baby Boomers in Transition - CWE Rhode Island - May 10
Were you born between 1946 and 1964? Are you a recent empty nester, newcomer to the area, single again, changing jobs or careers, transitioning to retirement, Read More...

Steps to Start Your Business - CWE Rhode Island - May 11
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...

Speed Mentoring Clinic - CWE Rhode Island - May 12
Get an opportunity to meet up with up to 4 small business experts and get your questions answered in one morning! Read More...

Pasos Para Iniciar un Negocio - CWE Rhode Island - 17 de mayo
Si usted está pensando en ser dueño de un negocio o se encuentran en las primeras etapas de iniciar uno, entonces este taller es para usted Read More...

Understanding Cash Flow Management - CWE Rhode Island - May 18
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...

Protect Your Brand with Trademark - CWE Rhode Island - May 19
This workshop will outline ways you can avoid the common pitfalls related to trademark that could potentially spell trouble for your business brand. Read More...

Understand, Manage & Improve Your Credit - CWE Rhode Island - May 30
The first step to planning and launching a new business is ensuring you, yourself are financially stable. This workshop will help you understand the importance Read More...

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts - CWE Rhode Island - May 31
If you are in the process of launching a new business, or thinking about starting one, this panel discussion will help you understand the variety of financing options Read More...

Veterans - Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - VBOC of NE - Jun 5
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 11
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Effective Leadership Practices - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 13
Attend this workshop to develop effective leadership strategies and skills. In this session, you will: Read More...

Pitching to Angels:What Investors Want to Hear to Fund Your Business - CWE Rhode Island- May 1
Entrepreneurs and investors all want the same result - success. But they often speak different languages, Read More...

Understanding Government, State, and Corporate Certification Options for Your Business - CWE Rhode Island - May 2
Interested in landing contracts with state or federal agencies? Interested in being a supplier to large corporations? Read More...

Globalize Your Business Through Exporting - CWE Rhode Island - May 8
If you would like to expand your business internationally, or if you are looking for a way to increase your international sales, Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Rhode Island - May 16
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Building Teams That Work - CWE Rhode Island - May 25
To build high-performance teams, a leader must examine the dynamics of existing teams, identify ways teams can improve, and create an environment that encourages Read More...

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132 George M. Cohan Blvd., 2nd Floor
Providence, RI 02903


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