Sara once hiked a volcano in Nicaragua. With the Holman Prize, she would bring her workshop, In the Dark, where people are blindfolded and discuss their biases and assumptions, to a wider audience.
Natalie loves yoga and Sarina practices jiu jitsu. With the Holman Prize, they would create an online platform that focuses on blindness awareness and accessibility training for employers and organizations.
Elia once worked for the Department of Health and Human Services. With the Holman Prize, she would teach a series of workshops on nutrition and physical fitness to blind and low vision people.
Chandana is a playwright and an event organizer. With the Holman Prize, she would run Vibrance to start at Zero, a series of workshops to empower people to pursue their hidden talents.
Larry has worked as a radio and television broadcaster in the United States and Mexico. He would use the Holman Prize to travel to Cuba to teach a motivational workshop in English and Spanish to empower blind people.
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.