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

Business Plan Basics - Central MA (Worcester) - Jan 28

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - Central MA - Jan 30

Attend this workshop to learn how to avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business. 

Facebook for Small Businesses (Webinar) - Central MA - Feb 5

Join this workshop to learn the intricacies of Facebook for small business.

Steps to Start a Business - Central MA - Feb 7

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

The Keys To Speaking Confidence - Central MA - Feb 10

Join the Center for Women & Enterprise and Linda Ugelow for a fun, interactive talk and leave with the secrets to true ease and confidence that will banish speaking anxiety once and for all.

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

Financing Strategies for Small Businesses - Central MA (Orange) - Feb 11

Learn about funding and financing options for your small business!

Keeping the Books: Basic Accounting & Recordkeeping - Central MA - Feb 12

This workshop will provide you with an introduction to  the best practices in keeping books for your small business.  

Exploring Entrepreneurship - Central MA - Feb 19

Join us to explore whether starting your own business may be the right fit for you!

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - Central MA - Feb 21

Attend this workshop to learn how to avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business. 


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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