Dr. Laybourn has served as keynote and panelist at universities, professional organizations, and community groups. Her commentary has also appeared on television stations.

She has spoken on topics, including:

  • Diversity, equity, inclusion
  • Inclusive leadership
  • Anti-Asian racism
  • Asian American history
  • Transnational transracial adoption & adoptee identity formation
  • International adoption, adoptee citizenship rights, and adoptee deportation
  • Podcasting
  • Goal setting, time management, and managing multiple projects