Shawn has a passion for disassembling and reassembling electronics and building and repairing. With the Holman Prize, he would use his many skills to renovate his home.
Seok Tin, an award-winning visual artist, writer and teacher, would use the Holman Prize to create a gallery for artists with disabilities.
Kürşat, who develops various technologies for the blind, would use the Holman Prize to build a piece of equipment, incorporating GPS and Bluetooth, that would enable a visually impaired person to ski independently.
Ahmed and Mohammed would use the Holman Prize to develop an electronic braille computing device that blind users could access at a fraction of the price of other braille devices.
Danny and Jeshua would construct a multi-sensory “escape room” that enables visitors, and visually-impaired users in particular, to gather information and instructions from their environment.