Fournier-Bonilla is an academician with more than 15 years of experience teaching in onsite and online settings. She holds a BS and an MS degree in industrial and management engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a PhD in interdisciplinary engineering from Texas A&M University in College Station. While at Texas A&M, she taught introductory courses in fundamentals of engineering, professional development, and quality control and assurance. During her role as visiting professor, she was a primary researcher of Texas A&M’s National Science Foundation (NSF) Coalition Program, participating in the design, implementation, and assessment of the College of Engineering’s new curricula. She was later appointed assistant director to NSF’s Texas Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) with an active participation in program evaluation and assessment. Her last positions have been as program director of graduate programs, PhD, and master’s, where she has managed faculty and students worldwide, and built leading programs in business and technology.