Meet the General Director

Donna Alene Swenson Durie

Ms. Swenson is Canadian by birth and Mexican by choice. She has a Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Chemistry and a Masters of Science in Plant Growth Regulators, both from the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Mexico.

She has more than thirty years of teaching experience at high school and college levels. She has been a lecturer at various national and international forums talking about the human brain, memory and learning strategies.

Ms. Swenson has represented PASF at workshops and events organized by the IB, the Association of American Schools of Mexico (ASOMEX), the Association of American Schools of Central America, Colombia, the Caribbean, and Mexico (Tri-Association), and the International Alliance for Invitational Education (IAIE).

From 2006 to 2017 she served as High School Principal, headed up the Innovation and Curriculum Design Department from 2017 to 2019, and is the Puebla American School Foundation’s general director as of August 2019.