Massah is a human rights activist. With the Holman Prize, he would create parent circles, so parents could discuss how to raise children with albinism and change the perception of children with albinism in Malawi.
Elif coedits a Turkish magazine about disability. She would use the Holman Prize to start a nonprofit that produces educational materials for blind children and blind parents in Turkey.
Reem grew up in Iraq where she didn’t have access to books in an accessible format. With the Holman Prize, she would set up a system to record audiobooks and distribute them online to blind students in Iraq.
Bhadresh studied Computer Science. While in college, he developed an accessible digital format for learning math. With the Holman Prize, he would create an online platform where blind people can learn this digital format.
Conchita, who is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in Special Education and teaches in DC public schools, would use the Holman Prize to create a conference in her native Mexico for professionals in the blindness field, and blind people of all ages.