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

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – April 9

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.

Personal Financial Planning - CWE Eastern MA - May 15 [POSTPONED]

It is important to understand and control your personal finances, but often times we do not.  At this workshop, learn how you can build your personal savings and plan for retirement. 

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - CWE Eastern MA - May 29

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

Steps to Start A Business - CWE Eastern MA - May 30

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 Benefit Corporation – CWE Eastern MA – June 5

  Confused about Non-Profits, Benefit Corporations (B-Corp), and regular Corporations?  Not really sure what the….benefit is, for each entity?

How to Give Effective Presentations - CWE Eastern MA - June 12

This interactive workshop focuses on the basics of developing a strong presentation and the skills you can use when speaking to various stakeholders such as potential investors and clients.

How to Build A Successful Business Brand - CWE Eastern MA - June 13th

A lot of people think “branding” is only for Audi, Apple and American Express. The truth is companies of all sizes need to develop a brand.

Understanding Cash Flow Management - CWE Eastern MA - June 19

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. 

Legal Considerations For New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - June 19

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. 

Protect Your Business with Copyright and Trademark - CWE Eastern MA - July 30th

As an entrepreneur with an innovative product or service, it is essential to know how to protect your brand, your name, and the content you create.


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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