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 2017

  • 11,149
    Number of people who participated in CWE programs and events
  • 5,511
    Number of people CWE trained and counseled
  • 4,600
    Number of jobs CWE helped entrepreneurs create and/or nurture
  • $134 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate
  • 377
    Number of women-owned business CWE certified through the WBENC certification program

Since 1995

  • 46,600
    Number of people CWE has trained
  • 47,800
    Number of jobs CWE supported the creation of
  • $1.3 B
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate


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Client Demographics

  • 88%
    Women
  • 48%
    Low to Moderate Income
  • 33%
    Minority
  • 18%
    Unemployed
  • 4%
    Disabled


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Impact on Participants

  • 57%
    Start a business
  • 44%
    Increase the revenue of an existing business
  • 38%
    Improved their financial situation
  • 33%
    Added more employees to their company
  • 21%
    Hired employees
  • 84%
    Increase their understanding of business and entrepreneurship