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

Keeping the Books: Basic Record Keeping and Accounting - CWE Central MA - Sep 25

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

Legal Considerations - CWE Central MA - Sep 28

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. 

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Central MA (Leominster) - Oct 1

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

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Oct 2

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 (Uxbridge) - Oct 4

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Pricing for Your Market - CWE Central MA - Oct 5

nderstanding your customers’ perceived value and establishing a pricing strategy that is right for your market is as important to your success as understanding your costs and breakeven point. 

The New Tax Law and You - CWE Central MA - Oct 5

This seminar will provide an overview of some of the widespread and extensive new tax law changes and get you up-to-speed on all of the critical aspects of this tax law and prepare you for these changes that will affect your individual and business ...

Insure Your Business with Confidence - CWE Central MA - Oct 10

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

Building Teams that Work - CWE Central MA - Oct 12

Establish your team by developing team norms and guidelines, setting team performance goals and objectives, and clarifying roles

Business Plan Basics - CWE Central MA (Leominster) - Oct 12

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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