2023-24 Season

A Conversation with LeVar Burton

Host of the beloved PBS classic Reading Rainbow and originator of the iconic character Geordi La Forge on Star Trek, LeVar Burton kicks off the 2023-24 Maverick Speakers Series with a sold out event. More exciting speakers will be announced soon!

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.