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Tom Nagorski

Tom Nagorski is Asia Society's former executive vice president and is global editor for a digital journalism startup set to launch in 2022. He previously spent nearly three decades at ABC News as managing editor for international coverage, foreign editor for World News Tonight, and as an international reporter and producer. He won eight Emmy awards, the Dupont Award for excellence in international coverage, and a fellowship from the Henry Luce Foundation. Nagorski is author of Miracles on the Water: The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack.

Wendy Cutler

Wendy Cutler is vice president of the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) and managing director of ASPI's Washington, D.C. office. In these roles, she focuses on expanding ASPI's presence in Washington and on leading initiatives that related to trade and investment, as well as women's empowerment in Asia. She joined ASPI following nearly a three-decade long career as a diplomat and negotiator in the office of the U.S. Trade Representative, including serving as acting deputy U.S. trade representative. In that capacity, she worked on a range of U.S. trade negotiations and initiatives in Asia.