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

Steps to Start a Business - Central MA - Mar 6

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

Exploring Entrepreneurship - Central MA - Mar 10

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

Steps to Starting a Business - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Mar 10

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

All About Business Financial Statements - Central MA - Mar 11

This workshop will provide you with the tools necessary to understand your income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flow; all essential skills for operating a successful business.

Open Consults - Business Strategy - CWE Central MA (Fitchburg) - Mar 13

Whether you want help registering a business or drafting a business plan, this is the perfect opportunity to get free one-on-one advice.

Pennies From Heaven: Financing Your Business - CWE Central MA - Mar 13

Join us to learn about financing options for your business! Our panel of experts will speak to the different types of financing available for your business.

Business Planning: Getting Started - Central MA - Mar 16

This 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.

Business Plan Basics - Central MA (Worcester) - Mar 17

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.  

Insure Your Business with Confidence - Central MA - Mar 19

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.   

Find Your Squad: Who do you Need on Your Business Team? - CWE Central MA - Mar 23

Every small business owner needs a team of experts in their corner, and this panel conversation will help you find yours. Join us to learn who should be on this team!


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 

Directions to CWE Central MA

Harness opportunities to help you meet your business goals. Find out where you fit in by taking our Assessment then find the class that is right for you.

Sign Up Today