CWE Central Massachusetts - Women Business Center

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The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) is a non-profit economic empowerment organization whose mission is to strengthen communities and the economy by supporting women to launch and successfully sustain businesses.  Opened in 1999, the Central Massachusetts Women's Business Center operates in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  We offer consultations, workshops and networking opportunities to help you reach your entrepreneurial goals.

Courses in Central Massachusetts

Exploring Entrepreneurship (Webinar) - Central MA - Jul 7

This webinar will help you explore the different ways to be an entrepreneur, the pros and cons of going into business for yourself and how to differentiate a good idea from a good business opportunity.

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners (Webinar) - Central MA - Jul 10

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.

Accounting for Non-Accountants (Webinar) - Central MA - Jul 13

In this webinar, participants will laern how to read and understand basic financial statements and how to use the numbers to make well informed operational decisions.

Steps to Start a Business (Webinar) - Central MA - Jul 14

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

Insure your Business with Confidence (Webinar) - Central MA - Jul 17

The session with provide you with an overview of the various types of business insurance and how they may be critical to protecting your assets as a business owner. 

Keeping the Books: Basic Record Keeping and Accounting (Webinar) - Central MA - Jul 20

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

Business Plan Basics (Webinar) - Central MA - Jul 21

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Social Media Made Simple (Webinar) - Central MA - Jul 27

This workshop is meant for folks that are looking for a high-level overview of how to navigate each social media platform, and the tools that are available to help you succeed. 

Exploring Entrepreneurship - Central MA - Aug 4

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

Steps to Start a Business (Webinar) - Central MA - Aug 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.

Funding & Resources Available to Small Business During COVID Crisis and Recovery

Please click on the link below to see resources available to entrepreneurs in central Massachusetts in the wake of the COVID pandemic.  To schedule a one-on-one consultation to discuss recovery strategies for your business please click here.


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


Central Massachusetts

Michelle Miller
Director - Central MA
(508) 453-9206
Samantha Pevear
Program Manager - Central MA
(508) 453-9209

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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