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.
Providence, RI 02903

Directions to CWE (PDF)
Map It

Join Our Mailing List!

 

   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. 

Business Planning- Getting Started (5-weeks) - CWE Rhode Island - May 1 - June 5
Have you always dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur, but were never sure just where to start? This course can help you to take the necessary steps to become an independent business owner. 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...

Retirement Planning for Women - CWE Rhode Island - Jun 2
Yes, retirement planning is necessary because that "day" will arrive and you will need a detailed path to be successful. 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...

Social Media Made Simple - CWE Rhode Island -Jun 5
Are you looking to use social media for your business? Join us for this workshop and learn: Read More...

Understanding Your Business' Financial Statements - CWE Rhode Island - Jun 6
You have financial statements for your business--what knowledge can you gain from them? Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - CWE Rhode Island - Jun 7
Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Intro to Tech Entrepreneurship (6-Part Course) - CWE Rhode Island - June 13 - 29
Intro to Tech Entrepreneurship is for individuals who want to learn the steps necessary to successfully evaluate, develop and launch their software idea or a software project they are working on. In this course students will learn how to evaluate the feasibility of their software, how to design their software at a high level so that it can be developed on time Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Rhode Island -Jun 14
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 - Jun 14
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...

Es el Empresariado adecuado Para Usted? - CWE Rhode Island - Jun 21
Asista a este taller y le ayudara a decidir si comenzar su propio negocio es adecuado para usted. Read More...

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts - CWE Rhode Island - Jun 23
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...

Steps to Start Your Business - CWE Rhode Island - Jun 28
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...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Rhode Island - Jul 6
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 - Jul 6
This workshop is presented by a member of the local SBA team and is designed to help entrepreneurs understand the various SBA programs Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - CWE Rhode Island - Jul 7
Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Pricing For Your Market - CWE Rhode Island - Jul 10
Often business owners price their products simply by marking up their cost. Although margin is an important consideration, Read More...

Understand, Manage & Improve Your Credit - CWE Rhode Island - Jul 12
The first step to planning and launching a new business is ensuring you, yourself are financially stable. Read More...

Pasos Para Iniciar un Negocio - CWE Rhode Island - Jul 13
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...

The Art of Networking - CWE Rhode Island - Jul 20
The thought of networking may terrify you, but anyone can network with the right tools Read More...

Change Your Image, Change Your Future - CWE Rhode Island - Jul 31
Did you know that 55% of a first impression is based purely on appearance, and that an opinion is formed within seven seconds? Read More...

Marketing on a Shoestring - CWE Rhode Island - Aug 1
Competition for a spot in the marketplace and in the media is tough. Learn how to maximize your resources to gain visibility Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - CWE Rhode Island - Aug 3
Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Interviewing Strategies & Skills - CWE Rhode Island - Aug 4
The journey of finding our ideal job can be exciting and rewarding, but you need to prepare yourself for the process. Read More...

Starting a Non-Profit - CWE Rhode Island - Aug 14
Do you have enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing services to an underserved group of people Read More...

Steps to Starting Your Business - CWE Rhode Island - Aug 16
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...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Rhode Island - Aug 21
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 - Aug 21
This workshop is presented by a member of the local SBA team and is designed to help entrepreneurs understand the various SBA programs Read More...

Protect Your Brand with Trademark - CWE Rhode Island - Aug 24
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...

Es el Empresariado adecuado Para Usted? - CWE Rhode Island - Aug 29
Asista a este taller y le ayudara a decidir si comenzar su propio negocio es adecuado para usted. Read More...

Understanding Government, State, and Corporate Certification Options for Your Business - CWE Rhode Island - Jul 26
Interested in landing contracts with state or federal agencies? Interested in being a supplier to large corporations? Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Rhode Island - Aug 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...

Directions to Rhode Island Center – Providence

132 George M. Cohan Blvd.
Providence, RI 02903


View Larger Map