A conversation with 2022 Spirit of Service Award winner Darren Walker
At the 21st annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® gala in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 20, the Partnership presented its 2022 Spirit of Service Award to Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation. At our in-person Sammies gala, which recognizes exceptional federal employees who make significant contributions to our country, Raj Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, interviewed Walker about his work.
Celebrating the 2022 Sammies honorees
On Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, the Partnership hosted the 21st annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Seven individual federal employees and teams were recognized during the Sammies program, the premier celebration of our nation’s public servants.
12 exceptional public servants awarded Service to America Medals at the Kennedy Center
On Oct. 28, the Partnership for Public Service hosted the 20th annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® at the Kennedy Center, honoring some of our nation’s most exceptional federal employees. Attendees included agency secretaries, deputy secretaries and undersecretaries, members of Congress, national and local business leaders, Sammies finalists, and others from the private, public and nonprofit sectors.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on why strong partnerships matter
Our 2020 Spirit of Service honoree was Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. During the Sammies awards program, Nadella joined Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, to discuss why strong partnerships and good leadership matter today.