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

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Central MA - Mar 25

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company.

Creating a Better World: A Local Entrepreneurial Marketplace - CWE Central MA - Mar 27

Come and learn how to turn your passion into a business or a non-profit to make the world a better place! 

Your Bank & You: Relational Finance for Business Success - CWE Central MA - Apr 3

Understand how other small business owners decide which banking services to use

Get Noticed! Optimize Your Website Through SEO - CWE Central MA - Apr 5

Join us for this interactive session to learn about search engine optimization (SEO) - the main way your website gets “found” by search engines

Planning for a Healthy Business - CWE Central MA - Apr 8

Join us for this introductory exploration of what makes a healthy foundation for your business.

Branding for Your Small Business - CWE Central MA - Apr 10

Branding goes beyond a mere color palette and logo—it’s your reputation, and is essential to keeping your customers.

Understanding Your Business’ Financial Statements - CWE Central MA - Apr 12

This workshop will provide you with the tools necessary to understand your income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flow.  

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Central MA (Worcester) - Apr 16

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

Crowdfunding: Alternative Financing for your Small Business - CWE Central MA - Apr 16

Come to this informative session on Crowdfunding- how to utilize your personal and professional networks to gain capital to start your business!

Effective Leadership Practices - CWE Central MA - Apr 18

Attend this workshop to develop effective leadership strategies and skills. 

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 

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