CEW Design Studio is a Chicago based art therapy social enterprise serving Bosnian refugees and South Asian immigrant women. CEW (Creatively Empowered Women) provides a welcoming space for sewing, knitting, crocheting and art sessions that enhance life skills and cultivate a sense of community. CEW promotes holistic well being through skill sharing and fellowship. Craft and fabrication develop social capital and empower women by offering practical, economic and emotional support.
CEW operates in partnership with the Hamdard HealthCare Center, Chicago, which is committed to promoting the emotional and psychological well being of individuals affected by trauma and violence.