previous work

Dr Jessa Rogers' full CV and research publications are available upon request.

Examples of Jessa's previous work include:

University of New England: Jessa developed UNE’s first Indigenous Research and Education Strategy and was the inaugural co-chair of the RAP Committee. This was a university wide project that required consultation across all levels of the university.

ANU Postgraduate and Research Students' Association: Jessa developed and provided cultural competency training and awareness sessions both for local students and staff, and for international students and staff. She has run cultural competency training for a number of educational organisations across Australia. 

St Mark’s College, Adelaide: Jessa developed the terms of reference for an Indigenous Advisory Committee which was established to provide the College with advice and guidance in engaging with Indigenous students and developing a program to support Indigenous students to succeed while living at College.

Cape York Girl Academy: Jessa helped establish the first Australian boarding school for Aboriginal teenage mothers and their children as Inaugural School Principal. This role encompassed writing the curriculum, developing policies and procedures, marketing, consultation and engagement with communities and key stakeholders, and working with families and students.

Jessa has worked across settings in Australia, and internationally, including with:

  • Reconciliation Australia

  • National NAIDOC Committee

  • Australian Medical Council (AMC)


  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia


  • Ako Matatupu/Teach First NZ

  • Sherman Indian High School, USA

  • Kamehameha Schools, Haiwai'i


  • Australian Aboriginal Studies Journal


  • IndigenousX

  • Hato Paora College, NZ

  • Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)

  • NITV

  • Cambridge University Press

  • Tauondi College, SA

  • World Indigenous Peoples' Conference on Education (WIPCE)

  • Cape York Girl Academy, QLD

  • ACT Education Directorate

  • Ministerial Advisory Council on Women, ACT

  • Future Earth, Australian Academy of Science

  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers Indigenous Consulting (PIC)

  • Harvard University Native American Program