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

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.  

Unleash the Power of Being Yourself (2 Part Course) - CWE Eastern MA - Jul 25

This course is a two part Self Development workshop created to empower women entrepreneurs and women in business to be their best self through confidence building, and by forging individual success to own and shape their future.

Steps to Starting a Non-Profit - CWE Eastern MA - Jul 26

Do you have enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing services to an underserved group of people? Do you have a great idea on how to address social issues in a way that you have not seen before?

How to Navigate through Debt - CWE Eastern MA - Jul 30

Having debt and starting a business can certainly be overwhelming. When used responsibly, the power of leverage can be an incredible tool to have at your disposal. 

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 7

If you are in the process of launching a new business, or thinking about starting one, this panel discussion will help you understand the variety of financing options available to new business owners.

Insure Your Business with Confidence - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 9

In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively protect your business and personal assets by choosing appropriate and cost-effective insurance policy/ies. The session will provide you with an overview of the various types of business insurance 

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 14

Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and formalize your company.


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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