Our Impact

Women (and men) annually receive programs and services they need to transform their lives and make a real impact on the local economy in terms of job creation and increased wages.

To view the full report: download the 2017 CWE Statistics & Impact Data Report (.xlsx)

How we get our statistics.

CWE Group of Women taking Class

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A History of Success

In 2016

  • 8,272
    Number of people who participated in CWE programs and events
  • 3,815
    Number of people CWE trained and counseled
  • 3,200
    Number of jobs CWE helped entrepreneurs create and/or nurture
  • $92 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate
  • 349
    Number of women-owned business CWE certified through the WBENC certification program

Since 1995

  • 41,100
    Number of people CWE has trained
  • 43,000
    Number of jobs CWE supported the creation of
  • $1.2 B
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate


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Client Demographics

  • 83%
    Women
  • 57%
    Low Income
  • 43%
    Minority
  • 21%
    Unemployed
  • 2%
    Disabled


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Impact on Participants

  • 52%
    Start a business
  • 62%
    Increase the revenue of an existing business
  • 35%
    Improved their financial situation
  • 33%
    Added more employees to their company
  • 24%
    Hired employees
  • 84%
    Increase their understanding of business and entrepreneurship