Jesse, who works in the clean energy sector, would use the Holman Prize to climb a selection of rock and ice climbs in North and South America.
Nick has been a reporter for 50 years. He would use the Holman Prize to produce the Tactile Traveler radio program, which encourages blind people to travel out of their comfort zones.
Željko is a radio journalist. He would use the Holman Prize to create an online journalism academy for blind people to host podcasts, share their life experiences and exchange ideas.
Carme and Rober, who have two daughters, would use the Holman Prize to develop a farm for blind and low vision people to cultivate.
Roberto, a Green Bay Packers fan, would use the Holman Prize to provide scholarships and promote employment opportunities for blind Nicaraguans.
Maria Larisa participated in the Professional Fellows Program sponsored by the United States State Department. With the Holman Prize, she would bring together guide dog users to compete in an orientation and mobility challenge.
Angela is majoring in Tourism Planning and Marketing. She would use the Holman Prize to promote better employment opportunities for blind and low vision people in China.
Pavel includes a bat logo on the furniture he manufactures. With the Holman Prize, he would design carpentry tools for the blind and people who have one hand.
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Juan Andrés, who teaches human anatomy to blind people, would use the Holman Prize to develop the first line of research led by blind people in healthcare and neuroscience in the world.
Gina Rose advocated for blind women to participate in Philippine Fashion Week. With the Holman Prize, she would provide leadership training to blind women in rural parts of the Philippines.