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Dr. La'Tonya Rease Miles

La'Tonya "LT Rease Miles is a content expert on the first-generation experience. Currently, she is Director of Sales and University Partnerships at ReUp Education and is an adjunct faculty in the department of Educational Leadership at Santa Clara University.

As part of her ongoing professional service, La'Tonya has served on key workgroups, task forces, committees, and initiatives geared toward diversity, wellness, equity, access, and both academic and social support for students, especially low-income, non-traditional, and/or students of color; she continues to serve on campus, regional, and national advisory boards that impact strategies and practice on broad and comprehensive levels for first-gen and first-year college students, at both four-year universities and two-year community colleges.

A proud first-generation college student and transfer student, LT earned an undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Maryland at College Park and has a Ph.D. in American literature from UCLA.


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Sean O'Keefe is the Founder and Chief Impact Officer of Launch Your Career. He is an Award-winning Professor and Career Coach.

What began as a personal strategy to land a job with the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland A’s, evolved over the years during his time as a Jesuit university professor into the official Career Launch Method. This method teaches students the power of cold networking for career success.

Many students have expressed immense gratitude for the career readiness accountability and empowerment that led to life-enhancing internships and jobs. Since 2018, we’ve paid it forward by providing coaching to thousands of students, of all ages, backgrounds, and programs of study. Our students have landed with companies and organizations across the globe in countless industries.