Warren loves basketball. With the Holman Prize, he would use basketball as a way to provide leaderships training to other blind people.
Beth, who has Retinitis Pigmentosa, struggled to find services available to her when she was visually impaired, but not yet legally blind. With the Holman Prize, Beth would create Bridging The Gap, which would provide services to people diagnosed with eye conditions, regardless of their level of sight loss.
James, an artist and musician, would use the Holman Prize to travel to all 50 states, collecting short interviews for an app dedicated to hosting inspiring, encouraging and challenging content for blind people.
Maria, a dance instructor originally from Colombia, would use the Holman Prize to launch a dance academy designed specifically for the visually-impaired community.
Christopher, an arboriculturist and tree preservationist, would use the Holman Prize to develop a horticulture curriculum for elementary school students, including giving each student tree seedlings to plant.
Nelida, who founded an organization called Survivors of Domestic Violence, would use the Holman Prize to help establish a home for the women her organization serves.