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Tennis Champion and Entrepreneur Venus Williams To Speak at Trinity
2023-24 Distinguished Lecture will feature a story that transcends the boundaries of sport

Trinity University is excited to welcome Venus Williams as the 2023-2024 Distinguished Lecturer. Beyond her legendary achievements on and off the court, Williams embodies a spirit of resilience, exploration, and perpetual discovery.

In a moderated conversation with President Vanessa B. Beasley, Williams will share insights from her remarkable journey, touching on themes of determination, leadership, and embracing your gifts and passions.

“Venus Williams’ story resonates with our university’s spirit of intellectual curiosity, confidence, and creativity. Of course, we also honor her impact on the sport of tennis, itself integral to Trinity’s history of enduring excellence.  I am delighted we will host her on campus for what will be a memorable lecture,” said Dr. Vanessa Beasley, president of Trinity University.

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Laurie Auditorium

November 27 Update: Tickets for this event are sold out.

This event is an opportunity for our community to come together, celebrate our shared commitment to lifelong learning, and gain valuable perspectives that extend far beyond the baseline. Join us as we delve into the intersection of sports, culture, and personal growth, guided by the wisdom of a true champion.

The Distinguished Lecture Series is made possible through the generosity of the Walter F. Brown Family of San Antonio. 

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