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

Facebook for Small Businesses (Webinar) - Central MA - Nov 18

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. 

Business Plan Basics - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Nov 19

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Twitter for Small Businesses (Webinar) - Central MA - Nov 20

This course will help you understand how Twitter works—from demystifying the secrets of this social media network, to how to use it as a tool to help grow your business. 

Working with a Bank - CWE Central MA - Nov 22

This workshop will help you determine the advantages and disadvantages of each banking service available to you. 

Financing Options for Business - (Orange) CWE Central MA - Nov 22

The discussion will focus on strategies for raising funds as well as what lenders and investors look for when making financing decisions.

Leveraging LinkedIn for Your Business (Webinar) - Central MA - Dec 9

In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively use LinkedIn to boost your business.

Steps to Starting a Business - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Dec 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.

Financial Management - CWE Central MA - Dec 13

In this workshop we will explain the basic concept of financial management and why it's important as well as identify the basic steps of bookkeeping for a small business.

Insure your Business with Confidence - Central MA - Dec 16

In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively protect your business and personal assets by choosing appropriate and cost-effective insurance policy/ies.

Business Plan Basics - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Dec 17

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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