May FIRE Lunch with Lakim Desir

Join us for a delicious buffet lunch, an inspirational presentation, as well as discussion and networking with men and women from around the DMV!

About Our May Speaker- Lakim Desir

Lakim Desir, a native of New York City, has a dynamic career spanning 10 years in the Aerospace Industry with Lockheed Martin. He has offered his expertise to various radar programs, including those for the US Navy, Air Force, Army, and MDA, across land, sea, and in-flight platforms. Notably, Lakim has spearheaded Foreign Military Sales (FMS) initiatives, collaborating with esteemed clients such as the Spanish Navy and Canadian Navy. His role has involved adeptly managing multi-million-dollar international supplier contracts in Spain and India.

Presently, Lakim serves as a product engineering consultant for prominent Aerospace and Defense enterprises. Beyond his professional endeavors, Lakim is deeply committed to civic engagement. He channels his engineering prowess and resources towards empowering youth in under resourced communities. Through innovative mentoring programs, Lakim endeavors to illuminate the pathway to engineering as a viable career option for aspiring youth.

Lakim’s impact extends globally, both in his professional domain and his civic initiatives, culminating in his recognition as the recipient of the esteemed 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Outstanding Achievement Award.

In addition to his community-focused engineering efforts, Lakim is an enthusiastic advocate for men’s health on the global stage. His advocacy for holistic well-being, encompassing faith, weight training, grief processing, emotional intelligence, meditation. Through his outreach, Lakim empowers men with the knowledge and tools to cultivate sustainable lifestyle practices.

Furthermore, Lakim diversifies his portfolio as a real estate investor, with his multi-family portfolio rooted in New York City. As a Christian believer, Lakim integrates his faith to develop a deeper understanding of himself and shape his worldview, guiding his actions and endeavors with principles of compassion, integrity, and service.

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May 23, 2024


12:00 pm - 1:15 pm




Maggiano’s Little Italy
2001 International Dr, McLean, VA

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