rosie x

Snr Project Manager at Swinburne University of Technology

Melbourne, Australia
Online Media
  1. Swinburne University of Technology,
  2. Geekgirl Pty Ltd
  1. Be Learning,
  2. World Vision Australia,
  3. ABC Radio
  1. Charles Sturt University
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Rosie X, founded the seminal web publication geekgirl(r) in 1993 that became part of a catchcry of an online feminist revolution.This 'internet-influencer' is interested in Arts, Science & (biomimicry, AI, robots), Electronics, Technology, Social Justice and Animal Welfare.

She has written for: New Matilda online, Internet.AU, Newton Science Magazine, Eworld, MyCareer, Vive, Wired, The Mag, Syte (The Australian), Icon (Sydney Morning Herald) 21c and Hyper Magazine. Interviewed Noam Chomsky, Donna Haraway et al

Exhibitions include: The New National Museum of Australia (Canberra), Powerhouse Museum (Sydney), Virtual Society and Multimedia Conference '98 (Gifu, Japan), The Pandora Project - National Library of Australia, State Library of NSW, Scienceworks Museum (VIC), The New Museum of Contemporary Art (NY), Comdex (US/Japan) and archived by the Andy Warhol Museum Pennsylvania (USA).

Featured in more than 100 National and International publications: Fantasies of Fetishism: From Decadence to the Post-Human, New York Library Feminist Press – NY, Processed Lives (Gender and Technology in Everyday Life), Nattering on the Net, Net Chick, Hypervoices, Net Travellers (Japan), How to Mutate and take over the World, DIY Feminism, Postcards from the Net, Australia the Clever Country, The Riotgrrl Guide to Designing Webzines, The Transit Lounge – 21C, Suffragettes to She-Devils, and Jamming the Media.

As a Project Manager, Producer and Consultant, clients have included: ABC (Radio), World Vision Australia, Dept of Human Services, Sensis, Telstra, BigPond, Intel, Toyota, Qantas, eBay, Office of Fair Trade, Victorian WorkCover, Nine MSN, Worldschool, Dept of Education & Training, University of Technology Sydney (Institute of Multimedia & Learning), Deakin Uni, Swinburne Uni and Melbourne City Mission.

"Happiness never decreases by being shared" Dalai Lama

Specialties: Staying calm, being creative, teaching, producing, sharing skills, and mentoring.


Snr Project Manager

Swinburne University of Technology
– Present (1 year 4 months)Hawthorn

Part of Swinburne's web transformation project. Complex, challenging and fun!


Geekgirl Pty Ltd
– Present (20 years 10 months)Melbourne, Australia

World's first online publication dedicated to gurl power and a platform for cyberfeminism! Australia's longest running and continuous webzine. Geekgirl applies knowledge in real world contexts to help improve information flow & exchange, enrich data potential and create a more flexible and open platform for fun, friendships, and career opportunities. Well it constantly evolves!

Digital Lead Melbourne

Be Learning
(4 months)Melbourne // Sydney


World Vision Australia
(4 months)Tally - Ho Technology Park

Renovate Project PM

ABC Radio
(10 months)Melbourne Area, Australia

Internet Manager

Department of Human Services
(1 year)Melbourne, Australia


Community Organisations
(15 years 4 months)

Product Support Consultant

(6 months)Hobart, Melbourne, Sydney

Mentor - Masters of Applied Media

Swinburne University
(6 months)Melbourne, Australia

Content Specialist & Lead Producer

(2 months)Sydney, Australia

Online and SEO Producer ( Operations)

(8 months)Melbourne, Australia

Project Manager & Editor

(8 months)Melbourne Area, Australia

Senior Producer & Project Manager

(4 months)Sydney, Australia

Communications Consultant

(3 months)Remote

Senior Project Manager

Deakin University
(1 year)

Sessional lecturer, tutor

Swinburne University
(10 months)Melbourne, Australia

Content Manager & Consultant

WorkCover VIC
(4 months)Melbourne

Web Manager & Mentor

Melbourne City Mission
(10 months)Melbourne

Information Coordinator and Senior Researcher

(10 months)

Senior Producer & Project Manager

(8 months)Sydney

Senior Project Manager

University of Technology Sydney
(10 months)

Information Architect / Senior Producer

(6 months)

Web Developer / Content Manager

Department for Education and Training (NSW)
(4 years 4 months)Sydney

Web Developer

Spike Communications
(1 year 2 months)Sydney, Australia


Australian Broadcasting Corporation
(9 years 11 months)


  • Web Project Management
  • Mentoring
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Google Adwords
  • Crisis Communications
  • Management
  • Teaching
  • Social Media
  • SEO
  • Content Management
  • Information Architecture
  • Digital Media
  • Editing
  • CMS
  • New Media
  • Digital Strategy
  • User Experience
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  1. Interests

    • Progressive online project management techniques,
    • convergent media,
    • cyberfeminism,
    • social media,
    • ethics,
    • philosophy,
    • science,
    • arts,
    • entertainment,
    • web 2.0 apps
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Honors & Awards

• geekgirl // (say ‘geekgerl)
noun Colloquial a female computer geek, especially on the internet [coined by Rosie Cross, British internet publisher in Australia, as the title of her online magazine] 1993.
Bibliography: The Macquarie Dictionary Online © Macquarie Dictionary Publishers Pty Ltd.
• Geekgirl Zine: UNESCO Culture Sector
9 Oct 2003 … Geekgirl Zine is an online Australian magazine about women and technology.
• Who’s Who Australian Women – Happiness edition 2011
(Co-wrote Introduction)
• Who’s Who Australian Women – Hope & Courage edition 2010
• Intel Achievement Award for Excellence, 2002
• Winner ‘The world's first virtual Karaoke Championships’ Gifu, Japan, 1998
• Winner 1997 AFR/Telstra Australian Internet Award (geekgirl) for Best Arts & Entertainment Site

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