From Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Yuma is the Team Lead of OSeyeris, who develop accessible technologies for the the blind. With the Holman Prize, he will build an online community to make astronomy more accessible to blind people, with the hopes of a blind person discovering an exoplanet.
From Banjul, The Gambia, Alieu is the founder of Start Now, a foundation that provides training for blind people in the Banjul area. With the Holman Prize, he will provide eighty blind people with rehabilitation training in rural Gambia.
Mona is working on postdoctoral research in computational chemistry. With the Holman Prize, she would film a documentary series called Planes, Trains and Canes, where she would navigate and access the public transportation systems of five cities around the world.