Sadaya once worked at a gas plant in the remote Australian outback. With the Holman Prize, she would start a podcast where she interviewed fellow adventurous blind people.
Peter, who holds elected office, would use the Holman Prize to train and compete in Cape Epic, and eight-day mountain biking race in South Africa.
Javier García Pajares
Javier, who was the first Deafblind person in Europe to participate in the Erasmus+ Program, would use the Holman Prize to climb the highest mountains on each continent.
YouTube: Un Mundo Con Sentido
Birendra Raj Sharma Pokharel, Nepal
Birendra Raj is the president of his local Rotary Club. With the Holman Prize, he would train blind women to complete tactile breast examinations in Nepal.
YouTube: Birendra Raj Pokharel
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.
YouTube: Jesse Dufton
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.
Roberto, a Green Bay Packers fan, would use the Holman Prize to provide scholarships and promote employment opportunities for blind Nicaraguans.
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.
Juan Andrés Martín
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 Balanlay
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.