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Ms Summer Goodwin

Pronouns: she,her,hers

Communication Manager


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Summer Goodwin is the Editorial and Content Manager at CSIRO, Australia's national science agency. She is an award-winning social media strategist and former News Corp journalist with 25 years’ experience in media, marketing and communications.

Summer has spent the last 15 years focussing on digital storytelling, social media and leading creative teams. She is redefining science communications and successfully leading a talented team to position CSIRO as the gold standard in government social media.

Summer is a certified organisational coach, and coaches and mentors early-career professionals and leaders across Australia. She has presented keynotes and panel sessions on leading creative teams and delivering an effective social media strategy at national and international conferences.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2005

    Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)
    Murdoch University

Achievements and Awards

  • 2023-2023

    Golden Target Award

  • 2023-2023

    Star Award

  • 2021-2021

    Support Excellence Medal

  • 2020-2020

    Collaboration Medal

Current Roles

  • Editorial and Content Manager
    Leading CSIRO's digital and content strategy across website, email and social media.

  • Leadership coach and mentor
    Working with emerging and experienced leaders to build clarity, confidence and capability.