Compelling conversations

Maverick Speakers Series

This isn’t your average lecture series. These are thought-provoking conversations led by innovators who make change happen.

Meet the speakers

Our 2022-23 season is about making a difference, one big idea at a time.

Celebrity chef, TV personality, and author -

Carla Hall

Monday, Sept. 26, 2022 @ 7:30 P.M.

More about Carla

Business executive, former CEO and chairperson at Pepsico -

Indra Nooyi

Tuesday, March 21, 2022 @ 7:30 P.M.

More about Indra

Mavericks are bold difference-makers whose ideas need to be heard

About the series

UTA's Maverick Speakers Series provides a forum for today’s brightest minds to examine the ideas, actions, solutions, and people that impact the world around us.

In previous years, the Maverick Speakers Series has featured such renowned voices as Jack Hanna, Terry Crews, Anna Deavere Smith, Seth Meyers, Emmitt Smith, Soledad O’Brien, Bill Nye, Jane Goodall, and many more.