Amanda, a computer programmer, would use the Holman Prize to expand a software program called the Muddy Map Explorer, which provides interactive, text-based geographic data for blind and low-vision users to facilitate their own travels.
Maxwell, a motivational speaker and writer, would use the Holman Prize to travel the world – including stops in China, Mexico and Australia – and conduct motivational workshops, savoring local attractions along the way.
Michael, a retired aerospace engineer, would use the Holman Prize to produce an audio described documentary film about his upcoming hiking trek to Machu Pichu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. He would also write a book entitled “The Blind Man’s Guide to Machu Picchu,” containing hiking instruction, tips and more.
Mariano would use the Holman Prize to bring the sport of Beep Baseball to his home country of Argentina.