Women's Business Enterprise National Council
CWE is committed to helping small business throughout this crisis and beyond. We have created a list of funding opportunities and resources that may be available to you and your business. Please reach out to your local Women Business Center for guidance and assistance.
Funding & Resources
CWE’s Andrea C. Silbert Rising Star Award is presented each year to 5 entrepreneurs, each from one of CWE’s Women Business Centers. Each Rising Star exemplifies the potential of all women to launch and grow businesses!
Shea Rose | Elizabeth Hermawan & Jeanny Stevens | Wangene Hall
Jo & Huck Truesdell | Simony Resende
All you need is an idea and ambition. We prepare you with the roadmap to success.
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As your business grows, so must your skills. We provide you with the know-how.
Grow your skills
Further expand your company's visibility with CWE's guidance and tools.
Our clients inspire us and others everyday. Celebrate women entrepreneurs.
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Women's Business Center
Boston Globe Article "How these female business leaders successfully pivoted when the pandemic hit" includes quotes from CWE CEO
Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa Wood, Partner, Foley Hoag LLP Interview
Black Lives Matter. Black Communities Matter.
To us, being a small business owner or entrepreneur is a little bit like being a super hero.
You create something from absolutely nothing taking a risk and leap of faith because you know the impact you can have on the world around you while creating the life you have been dreaming about.
We believe it's BOLD. We believe it's BRAVE. We believe it's MAGICAL.
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Tara's enrollment in the 10-Week Business Planning program was a true eye opener that showed her that serious planning and researching was needed in order for her business launch to be successful.
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"CWE has been an incredible resource. We have covered how to start a business, marketing, startup funding, etc."
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The Director at CWE has been an incredibly influential mentor over the years and helped Shana open her storefront.
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