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Lockheed Martin put top defense execs through Zoom course to ‘unlearn white male privilege’

From top left to right first row: The three trainers from White Men as Full Diversity Partners, Mark Havens, Michael Welp and Jim Morris, then Director of Aeronautics Mark Ward. Second row: Air Force lieutenant colonel David Starr, Senior Design Engineer Jeff Schweiss, Risk Management and Sustainability Executive Christopher Geiger, and Director Of Business Operation Robert Uebele. Third row: Engineering specialist Chris Outzts, Director Eric Pierce, three star Lieutenant General Bruce Litchfield, Senior Cost Analyst Todd Nadeau. Bottom row: Director of Global Supply Chain Operations Aaron Huckaby, Specialty Engineering Director Adam Mackie and Director Global Supply Chain Scott Redman. Glenn Woods, vice president of production for the Air Force's $1.7 trillion F-35 fighter jet program turned his camera off

Lockheed Martin, the nation’s top defense contractor, forced 13 executives including a three-star general to complete a three-day Zoom course so they would ‘unlearn their male privilege’.  The course was led by Portland-based firm White Men as Full Diversity Partners (WMFDP). It was carried out last June, at the height of Black Lives Matter protests…

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