The Sammies Series: Q&A with the Robertson Foundation for Government and a State Department lawyer leading the fight against global human rights abuses
2020 Service to America Medals finalist Monica Ager Jacobsen, an attorney advisor at the State Department’s Office of the Legal Advisor, spoke with the Robertson Foundation for Government about serving in the State Department and how the U.S. helps identify and promote accountability for human rights abuses.
The Sammies Series: Q&A with McKinsey and a Sammies finalist whose Ebola antiviral treatment has the potential to save thousands of lives
2020 Service to America Medals finalist Nancy Sullivan, chief of the Vaccine Research Center’s Biodefense Research Section at the National Institutes of Health, spoke with McKinsey’s Matt Craven about her team’s work to develop an effective antiviral infusion treatment for the Ebola virus.
The Sammies series: Q&A with Maximus and a Sammies finalist at the State Department creating public-private partnerships
2020 Service to America Medals finalist Thomas Debass, managing director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships, spoke to Maximus’ Lisa Veith about his experience working for the federal government and the importance of public service.
The Sammies Series: Q&A with Microsoft and the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force team
2020 Service to America Medals finalists Thomas Prevoznik, deputy assistant administrator at the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Gary Cantrell, deputy inspector general for investigations at the Department of Health and Human Services, spoke with Microsoft’s Toni Townes-Whitley about their efforts to address the country’s deadly opioid epidemic.
The Sammies Series: Q&A with Citi and the multi-agency team that led an international criminal investigation
2020 Service to America Medals finalists Special Agent Christopher M. Janczewski of the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation, former Assistant U.S. Attorney Zia M. Faruqui of the Justice Department and Criminal Analyst Kimberly A. Reece of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency spoke with Citi’s Marcy Forman about their work and their careers in public service.
The Sammies Series: Q&A with Booz Allen Hamilton’s Cedric Sims and civil rights lawyer Jon Michael Seward
2020 Service to America Medals finalist Jon Michael Seward, a principal deputy chief in the Department of Justice’s civil rights division, spoke with Booz Allen Hamilton’s Cedric Sims, about his work ensuring underserved and minority communities gain access to credit.
The Sammies Series: Q&A with BCG and finalist Claire Parkinson
2020 Service to America Medals finalist Claire Parkinson, the climate change senior scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, spoke with BCG’s Brooke Bollyky and Troy Thomas, about her cutting-edge scientific research and the future of her work.
The Sammies Series: Q&A with MITRE and finalist David Gray
2020 Service to America Medals finalist David Gray, acting group manager for Communications, Information, and Networking Programs at the Federal Aviation Administration, spoke with MITRE’s Dennis Sawyer, managing director of national airspace system evolution and system engineering, about his work transforming aviation radar systems.