I, Laura Stein, personally commit to the following:

Personal Commitment

  • Listen, learn and engage in conversations to become a stronger, culturally humble diversity ally
  • Use my voice to advocate for greater diversity, equity and inclusion to support real lasting change    
  • Sponsor diverse talent within and outside my organization, and seek their candid input and mentorship on diversity, equity and inclusion issues 
  • Take collaborative action to promote and enhance diversity, equity and inclusion, leveraging the scale and influence of my position 
  • Vigorously support LCLD to help change the face of the legal profession

Organizational Commitment

Build a diverse, equitable, and inclusive world for our Colleagues, Culture, and Communities at Mondelez International: 


  • Drive representation goals with the aim of reflecting the diversity of local communities in the more than 150 countries where we operate, including supporting our goals to increase women in executive leadership roles globally and to double U.S. Black management representation by 2024 (over 2018 baseline) 
  • Include underrepresented candidates in interview slates for open roles on my team 
  • Consider diversity, equity, and inclusion as part of staffing matters and in succession planning 
  • Support employee resource groups and encourage active engagement by colleagues 
  • Continue to promote our team's internship programs with a focus on providing opportunities to diverse talent 


  • Recognize, celebrate, and advocate for a more inclusive culture 
  • Hold people managers accountable for delivering DE&I objectives 
  • Leverage our DE&I enterprise programs to foster a more inclusive environment on my team 
  • Be transparent about our diversity, equity, and inclusion aspirations 


  • Support our commitment to spend $1 billion with minority and women-owned businesses by 2024, including increasing our team's annual spend with women and minority-owned law firms and agencies 
  • Consider diversity, equity, and inclusion as part of engaging third-party services 
  • Partner to effectively drive pro bono initiatives and volunteer opportunities that support underrepresented groups and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion 


  • Mentor, sponsor, and be mentored by five or more diverse leaders in 2022 
  • Do at least one thing per week to support, advocate, or foster diversity, equity, and inclusion 
  • Meet with LCLD Fellows, Pathfinders, and Members to deepen my understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues 
  • Have a strong diverse representation and ensure diverse succession planning 
  • Increase our spending with women and minority-owned service providers and staff our matters with strong diverse talent
  • Track our progress on our diversity, equity, and inclusion metrics and engage in meaningful discussions to amplify our efforts 

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