Dr Bronwyn Rossingh is the Community Engagement Leader for Yirrkala and Galiwinku communities as part of the CDU Whole of Community Engagement project. Her experience working with and for Aboriginal organisations and communities in WA and the NT extends over 25 years and more recently has been Principal Researcher and Project Manager on numerous research and other projects. Some of the research and other projects led include: inspiring young Indigenous and non-Indigenous school students to consider university, culture legitimate accountability, Indigenous youth leadership through skin group culture, youth justice, empowerment of Indigenous women through financial literacy, community engagement research methodologies, building strong governance and business foundations for not-for-profit organisations and enabling opportunities for Indigenous art and culture funding.
Her experience also includes developing programs and evaluative models, writing research papers and journal articles as well as presenting reports and papers at numerous International, national and local conferences, seminars, workshops and other forums. Bronwyn has an accounting and IT background and worked with chartered accounting firms in Australia and the United Kingdom and lectured and tutored in Accounting, economics and Philosophy.
Bronwyn seeks to encourage and support Indigenous people to drive research and other projects to ensure that priorities and outcomes are based on their own dreams and aspirations.