CWE Eastern Massachusetts – Women Business Center

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

At the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) we provide 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. 

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 & Mentorship

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 Eastern Massachusetts

Community Entrepreneurs Program: 10-Week Business Planning – CWE Eastern MA – Sep 18 to Nov 20

This 10-week course will help you to take the necessary steps to becoming an independent business owner, while gaining confidence in yourself and your knowledge of small business management. 

Accounting for Non-Accountants (2 Parts) - CWE Eastern MA - Oct. 4

Many entrepreneurs detest the financial piece of their business. But, they don’t discount its importance. The numbers tell a story - do you know how to read it?

Understanding Cash Flow Management- Roxbury Innovation Center- October 9

Many new business owners feel intimidated by the financial aspects of running their new venture, but they are vital to the success of any business strategy.   This workshop will help you to understand the importance of proper cash flow management an...

How to Build a Brand for Your Small Business - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 10

In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of the importance of good branding, and learn tips for building your own successful brand.

Explore Small Business Administration Resources- CWE Eastern MA- October 11

This workshop is presented by a member of the local SBA team and is designed to help entrepreneurs understand the various SBA programs and services available to help them start or expand a business.

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 11

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

Effective Leadership Practices - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 17

Attend this workshop to develop effective leadership strategies and skills. In this session, you will: Increase awareness of your own leadership style, examine the responsibilities of leadership and determine best practices..

Understanding Cash Flow Management - CWE Eastern MA - October 18

Many new business owners feel intimidated by the financial aspects of running their new venture, however, it is vital to the success of any business strategy.   This workshop will help you to understand the importance of proper cash flow management ...

Steps to Start a Benefit Corporation & Other Corporations Explained- CWE Eastern MA- October 18

Come join us at the first ever Benefit Corporation workshop where you learn about the differences, the pros, the cons and the necessary requirements. Walk away with a firm understanding of each and what type of entity is right for YOUR idea.

The Art of Networking- CWE Eastern MA- Cambridge- October 23

The thought of networking may terrify you, but anyone can network with the right tools. Join us for this session to explore the art of making authentic connections that will help you open more doors.


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 617-536-0700.

Eastern MA l 24 School St., 7th Fl. l Boston, MA

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