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

Understanding Your Business’ Financial Statements (2 Part Course) – CWE Eastern MA (Allston) - June 26 & July 3

You have financial statements for your business--what knowledge can you gain from them? This 2-part workshop will provide you with the tools necessary to understand your income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flow;

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – July 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 – July 11

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 Benefit Corporation - CWE Eastern MA - Jul 11

Confused about Non-Profits, Benefit Corporations (B-Corp), and regular Corporations? Not really sure what the benefit is, for each entity? Come join us at the first ever Benefit Corporation workshop where you learn about the differences, the pros, th...

Coffee & Connections - CWE Eastern MA - July 12

This must-attend morning breakfast event is for women who want to be inspired and connect with other inventive, resourceful, and highly productive business owners and experts. 

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Eastern MA - July 12

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know. In this workshop, you will: develop your business idea and planning, review the importance of a business plan...

Master the Power of LinkedIn for Your Business - CWE Eastern MA (Allston) - July 17

This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to quickly master the business development potential through LinkedIn. It's a packed agenda including: Advanced network building strategies, using LinkedIn for lead genera...

Social Media Made Simple - CWE Eastern MA - July 18

Are you looking to use social media for your business? Join us for this workshop and learn: The basics for using social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to help your business thrive, ways to decrease time spent on social media with auto...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - July 18

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. Attending this workshop will help you avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures

Protect Your Business with Copyright & Trademark - CWE Eastern MA - Jul 24

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. Join us for this informative session on trademarks and copyrights.  


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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