CWE Central Massachusetts - Women Business Center

Our programs are designed to assist you in meeting your career milestones.

CWE Women's Business Leadership ConferenceIn Central MA since 1999, the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) provides opportunities for clients to grow their vision, learn new skills and join a community of peers who inform and inspire them as they enter the world of business. Dedicated staff and volunteers provide a combination or practical training and personal mentorship through high impact programs that have been perfected since 1995.

Our Mission

CWE provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs and women in business to increase professional success, personal growth, and financial independence.

Who We Are

The Center for Women & Enterprise operates Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These Centers are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. We offer comprehensive training, resources, counseling and connections to women.

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.

What We Offer

  • Education & Training
  • Online Learning
  • Financial Education & Support
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Consulting & Mentoring

Community Classroom

Our Community Classroom brings entrepreneurship education outside of CWE’s Centers and into the communities we serves, fostering small business growth by offering trainings and business resources in areas where aspiring and established entrepreneurs need us most. The program ensures that women (and men) have a place to go to get the critical skills, quality training, technical assistance and confidence they need to start and grow a viable business.

Courses in Central Massachusetts

Crowdfunding: Alternative Financing for your Small Business - CWE Central MA - Jul 23

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!

Business Plan Basics - CWE Central MA - Jul 27

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Insure your Business with Confidence – CWE Central MA - Aug 6

This workshop is suitable for pre-startup entrepreneurs, or those looking to revisit their insurance needs.

Facebook for Small Business - CWE Central MA - Aug 8

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 are not the same as your own profile. 

Personal Financial Planning - CWE Central MA - Aug 10

It is important to understand and control your personal finances, but often times we do not.  At this workshop, learn how you can build your personal savings and plan for retirement. 

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Central MA - Aug 10

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.

Crowdfunding: Alternative Financing for Your Small Business - CWE Central MA - Aug 15

Come to this informative session on Crowdfunding- how to utilize your personal and professional networks to gain capital to start your business!

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Central MA - Aug 16

Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you.  

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Central MA - Aug 20

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know. 

Business Plan Basics – CWE Central MA - Aug 21

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.


Small Business Administration

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. Learn More


Contact Us

For more information about CWE, what we offer and how we can support you in business please email or call us at 508-363-2300.

Central Massachusetts l 69 Milk St, Suite 217, Westborough, MA 

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