Harvard University presents NASA officials with a finalist award for the 2007 Innovations In American Government Award Competition. Image Credit: NASA SEMAAOn September 24, 2007, the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government's Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation presented NASA SEMAA with a Finalist Award for the 2007 Innovations in American Government Award Competition. With this award, NASA SEMAA was recognized as one of the eighteen most innovative government programs in the nation; placing SEMAA in the highest 2% of applicants from the federal, state and local governments.
"These finalists offer tangible results that innovative leaders can improve public services to their citizens. When government officials focus on achieving results through innovative thinking, they show that government has the capacity to successfully tackle serious problems while creating efficiencies."
Dr. Stephen Goldsmith
Director of the Innovations in American Government Program, Harvard University