Business Education

MCE Women's Business Center empowers businesses to grow, create jobs, and generate wealth on Maryland's Eastern Shore and across the state. As part of our mission, MCE WBC provides business training classes to individuals who wish to start or expand their business. MCE WBC offers classes for starting a business, marketing a business, financial education, providing networking opportunities, and more. If you have specific questions, please contact MCE's WBC Administrative Manager, Lisa Twilley, by email: or by phone 410-546-1900.

Online Education and Resources

Current Events

  • Let’s Talk Tuesdays – Funding for Start Ups & Small Business Owners!!

    July 27, 2021
    Calling all men & women with business and entrepreneurial aspirations!Having a tough time getting funded? Being turned down for financing?Let’s Talk Tuesdays is your roadmap for overcoming the challenges of entrepreneurship!As a local Community Development Financial Institution, we’re here to support micro, small businesses and start-ups. We strive to make sure every entrepreneur has the education, tools and resources needed for successBring your ideas and questions for an informative power hour.

  • Self-Care Cooling Tips for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Who Are Feeling the Heat

    August 13, 2021
    When you're running a business, you're often in the spotlight, under pressure, and feeling the heat--whether it's summer or not. Join acupressurist and meditation expert, Shira Oz-Sinai, for a self-care cooling experience using a series of easily accessible, safe, and easily repeatable acupressure points available at your own fingertips. Give your body and mind a chance to cool down and add some quick self-care tools to use next timethe pressure is on.

  • Building Your Facebook & Instagram Presence Mid-Pandemic

    August 25, 2021
    Connecting with your audience is more important then ever during the pandemic, and Facebook & Instagram are the top 2 social media platforms that businesses use to reach their customer base. During this session you will learn why utilizing these channels is an effective marketing tactic, ways to simplify your content management, and tips for creating your social media stategy.

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