Coffee & Connections - CWE Vermont - Mar 3
Join us for our highly anticipated morning networking event. Connect with other ambitious, accomplished women of all ages Read More...

Wednesday, Women & Wine - CWE Eastern MA - Mar 8
Connect with dozens of other ambitious, accomplished women of all ages and backgrounds at this exciting event. Whether you’re an aspiring Read More...

WBENC 2017 National Conference & Business Fair - Jun 20-22 - Las Vegas
WBENC’s 20th Anniversary National Conference & Business Fair brings together America’s leading corporations, government agencies, women business owners Read More...

WBENC 20th Anniversary Summit & Salute - Mar 21-23 - New Orleans
Join us on March 21-23rd as we celebrate this 20 year milestone with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council during Summit & Salute Read More...

New Resources to Help You Launch A Start Up Business
The Center for Women and Enterprise, based in Boston, opened its fifth New England office in Burlington's South End. Also known as the Vermont Women's Business Center, it's funded by a three-year grant from Read More...

Project Director for the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) of New England Hired
The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) is pleased to announced that Brian LaFauci has joined the organization as Director for the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) of New England. Read More...

Center for Women & Enterprise Receives $20,000 from Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation
The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) today announced it received a $20,000 grant, awarded by the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation . The support will allow CWE to provide entrepreneurial and financial literacy education in Central Massachusetts region. Read More...

The Clowes Fund Donates $20,000 to Support Community Classroom Program in Claremont, New Hampshire
The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) today announced it received a $20,000 grant, awarded by The Clowes Fund. The support will allow CWE to provide entrepreneurial education for low-income women in the Claremont, New Hampshire region through its Community Classroom program. Read More...

Center for Women & Enterprise awarded Veterans Business Outreach Center for New England
The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) was selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration as part of the national $1.5 million grant funding supporting the expansion of the Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOC’s) program. Read More...

TD Charitable Foundation Supports Center for Women & Enterprise with Donation
The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank ® , recently donated a total of $15,000 to the Center for Women & Enterprise as part of the bank’s commitment to giving back to the community. Read More...

CWE Board Chair Susan Loconto Penta receives The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce 2016 Pinnacle Award for Achievement in Entrepreneurship
The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) is proud to announce that Susan Loconto Penta , Managing Partner and Co-founder, MIDIOR Consulting, and the CWE Chair of the Board of Directors was honored at Read More...

CWE Announces Move of Central MA Women’s Business Center To Westborough Mill
The new Center will be located at 69 Milk Street, Suite 217 in the Westborough Mill, just one mile from Route 9 and will officially open on February 8. Read More...

Award Winners Announced at 2015 CWE Women Business Leaders Conference
The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE), a nationally-known nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering women in business presented its 2015 Leadership Awards at its 9 th Annual Women Business Leaders Conference on October 23 rd at the Sheraton Hotel in Read More...

Center for Women & Enterprise Announces 10 Women-Owned Business Challenge Finalists
Ten New England women-owned businesses will compete for two $12,500 prize packages at the CWE Women Business Leaders Conference Read More...

Co-Founder of Zipcar to Keynote at CWE Women Business Leaders Conference 2015
Robin Chase, co-founder of Zipcar, the largest carsharing company in the world, will speak at the CWE Women Business Leaders Read More...

Co-Founder of iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) to Keynote at CWE Women Business Leaders Conference 2015
Dr. Helen Greiner, co-founder of iRobot, best known for the Roomba™ autonomous vacuum cleaner, will speak at the CWE Read More...

Founder of Snip-its Haircuts for Kids® to Keynote at CWE Women Business Leaders Conference 2015
Joanna Meiseles, creator and founder of Snip-its Haircuts for Kids®, one of the country’s fastest-growing chains of children’s hair salons, will speak at the CWE Women Business Leaders Conference 2015, taking place Thursday-Friday, October 22-23 at the Sheraton Hotel in Framingham, Massachusetts. Read More...

Center for Women & Enterprise wins 2015 Rhode Island SBA District Director Award.
SBA District Director Mark S. Hayward presented the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) staff members, Susan Rittscher, President & CEO, and Carmen Diaz-Jusino, Director of New Enterprise with the 2015 Rhode Island SBA District Director Award at the Salute To Small Business luncheon on May 13. Read More...

The UPS Foundation Supports the Center for Women & Enterprise Online Community & Learning Program
The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) received a $25,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will be used towards technology upgrades and Read More...

Center for Women & Enterprise selected to establish SBA Women's Business Center in New Hampshire
Officials from the U.S. Small Business Administration and representatives from Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) have announced the selection of the Center for Women & Enterprise to establish the SBA Women’s Business Center for New Hampshire. Read More...

Center for Women & Enterprise Receives Women’s Business Center Service Excellence Award for Massachusetts and the New England Region
The Center for Women and Enterprise (CWE) has been named the winner of the 2014 Women’s Business Center Service Excellence award for Massachusetts and the New England region, according to an announcement by Robert H. Nelson, Massachusetts U.S. Small Business Administration District Director. Read More...

Staples Associate Directs $7,500 to Center for Women & Enterprise
Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., has awarded $7,500 to Center for Women & Enterprise under a program that lets Staples associates direct donations. Read More...

The UPS Foundation Supports the Center for Women & Enterprise Online Learning Program
The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) is thrilled to have received a $25,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will support the development of new online Read More...

CWE to Receive Hurricane Sandy Small Business Recovery Assistance
CWE Issued $375,000 in Recovery Assistance Funds from the Small Business Administration. Read More...

CWE Receives Grant from UPS to Support Online Learning
UPS Foundation awards the Center for Women & Enterprise $5K to support online learning. This will allow CWE to expand their curriculumn offerings to those unable to access CWE's traditional classroom offerings due to other obligations. Read More...

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