Dr. Pabón-González holds the rank of Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. She also holds the position of Dean of the Graduate School and International Alliances. She supervises administrative and academic graduate level functions. Within the International Alliances, she administers the academic agreements between the PUPR and its partners across the United States and Latin America. She designs, develops and coordinates the Doctoral Intensive Research Awareness Experience (DIRAE) in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program to extend consciousness about the opportunities for Hispanics to participate in research activities in STEM disciplines.