Participants in the conversation, which took place over the 2022 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend in October, included: David Culver ’09, correspondent for CNN; Brendan Hoffman ’02, freelance photojournalist based in Ukraine; Valerie Hopkins ’10, international correspondent for the New York Times; and Weijia Jiang ’05, senior White House correspondent for CBS News.

Learn more about the democracy initiative and watch the full presidential conversation on the Vision 2026 website.