CWE Central Massachusetts - Women's 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

Decisions, Decisions: Making Tough Decisions During COVID (Online Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 26

Come enjoy the camaraderie of other women in this informal networking group as we share our thoughts on the decision-making process during COVID.

Tuesday Talks with CWE & SBA (Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 27

Join CWE and the Small Business Administration (SBA) for our monthly check-ins for women in business!  We'll share updates from CWE and SBA, and answer your questions.

Finance Without Fear: Braving Your Numbers for Better Outcomes (Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 27

In this webinar, through a combination of storytelling and practical how-to’s, you will learn how to face your finances!

Social Media Made Simple (Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 28

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. 

Keeping the Books: Basic Accounting & Recordkeeping (Webinar) - CWE Central MA - Oct 29

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

All About Your Business’ Financial Statements (Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 30

You have financial statements for your business--what knowledge can you gain from them?

Insure your Business with Confidence (Webinar) - Central MA - Nov 12

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.  The workshop will cover: 

Accounting for Non-Accountants (Webinar) - Central MA - Nov 16

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

Steps to Starting a Business - CWE Central MA (Webinar) - Nov 17

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

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners (Webinar) - Central MA - Nov 19

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.

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
Dawn LaRochelle
Project Manager: COVID Business Recovery Central MA
(508) 453-9210
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 

Directions to CWE Central MA

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