Meet the 2018 Candidates

Read about each individual applicant, or dive into all their pitch videos on our YouTube playlist.

Ibrahim Khalil
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA
Rachel Longan
Berkeley, California, USA
Adam Gogola
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Dana Merzlyakova
Moscow, Russia
Rachel Magario
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
James Morey
Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
Shahid Rehman
Lodi, California, USA
David Adams
Priors Marston, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Manuel Aregullin
Tucson, Arizona, USA
Esther Brenowitz
Boulder, Colorado, USA
Nancy Minger
Desert Hot Springs, California, USA
Matt Formston
Wamberal, New South Wales, Australia
Markus Hawkins
San Francisco, California, USA
Peter Torpey
Golden, Colorado, USA
Maria Saavedra
Orlando, Florida, USA
Doug Milligan
North York, Ontario, Canada
Luanne Burke
Boulder, Colorado, USA
Justin Holland
Mt. Holly, North Carolina, USA
Joy Gouge
Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
Marco Salsiccia
San Francisco, California, USA
Charles King
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Poonam Vaidya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Maxwell Ivey
Conroe, Texas, USA
Nicolas Dewalque
Brussels, Belgium
Zahra B. Majid
Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom