Maria, a dance instructor originally from Colombia, would use the Holman Prize to launch a dance academy designed specifically for the visually-impaired community.
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.