Ambrose would use the Holman Prize to develop a program to enable his fellow blind and low-vision Kenyans to become dairy farmers and entrepreneurs.
Leona, an actor and writer, would use the Holman Prize to expand her magazine “Aromatica Poetica,” which is “dedicated to the arts and sciences” of smell. Furthermore, she would use the prize money to fund her own prize, geared in part towards visually-impaired writers.
Stacy Cervenka, USA
Stacy, who works in the disability employment field, would use the Holman Prize to launch an accessible travel forum similar to Yelp or TripAdvisor, geared specifically towards blind users.
Stacy is a 2018 Prizewinner! Read her story on the LightHouse blog.
Meet Conchita Hernández, teaching blindness across the border with the Holman Prize
Holman Prize Winner Wants Change – RNIB Connect Radio
2018 Holman Prize: Blind Empowerment in Mexico – Reid My Mind
Conchita Hernandez, USA
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.
Conchita is a 2018 Prizewinner! Read her story on the LightHouse blog.