We spoke with nominees and winners of the 2020 Service to America Medals, or SAMMIES, to find out what agile leadership looks like at their agencies.
Posts Tagged: SAMMIES
Soheila Maleki has been at the forefront of allergy research her entire career, working with the USDA to develop health solutions and expand our understanding of nut allergies.
Tim Schmit has spent 20 years developing weather satellites that produce the data that goes into the life-saving forecasts that we take for granted.
The stories of federal government employees and what they accomplish will amaze and inspire you. Every story could be its own miniseries.
Check out this year’s SAMMIES award finalist and learn about the innovative projects going on behind the scenes in the federal government.
Have you ever heard of a customer comment card-in government? Neither have I, but there is a way to thank your fellow federal govies for their great work. The Partnership for Public Service has once again opened their nominations for the annual Service to America Medals (also known as the Sammies), but hurry because theRead… Read more »
Ever read about someone else’s impressive accomplishments and feel like you are reading about a distant, far-off land where superheroes exist and they have nothing to do with you? The truth is, those superheroes are real people who do affect your lives. You may not know it, but your govies here in the U.S. areRead… Read more »
On August 21st, 2013 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out an attacked that killed more than 1,400 Syrian civilians with sarin-a chemical weapon used as a nerve agent. In the wake of the attack, a worldwide call for action was launched to get rid of the chemical weapons stockpile. Timothy Blades, Director of Operations atRead… Read more »
Feeling the ground trembling beneath your feet can be an incredibly unnerving and freighting experience. One of the raging natural disasters the world has come to know over the years are earthquakes. Although our research on earthquakes has increased tremendously over the last few decades, we still deal with a lot of destruction and damageRead… Read more »
Drugs and illegal firearms. These are usually the first things to pop in your head when you think of the black market. But what is another, less easily documented crime? Human trafficking. Yes, slavery still exists today. And human trafficking is currently one of the fastest growing black market activities, with unreported cases numbering inRead… Read more »