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 2018 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 2018

  • 12,253
    Number of people who participated in CWE programs and events
  • 4,383
    Number of people CWE trained and counseled
  • 3,600
    Number of jobs CWE helped entrepreneurs create and/or nurture
  • $1 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate
  • 401
    Number of women-owned business CWE certified through the WBENC certification program

Since 1995

  • 51,000
    Number of people CWE has trained
  • 51,500
    Number of jobs CWE supported the creation of
  • $1.4 B
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate

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Client Demographics

  • 86%
  • 47%
    Low to Moderate Income
  • 29%
  • 19%
  • 5%

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Impact on Participants

  • 49%
    Start a business
  • 69%
    Increase the revenue of an existing business
  • 40%
    Improved their financial situation
  • 27%
    Added more employees to their company
  • 24%
    Hired employees
  • 87%
    Increase their understanding of business and entrepreneurship