Seth Davis began working with DI when his son was in middle school, and has served as appraiser, team manager, challenge master and appraiser at Global Finals. He served as the Eastern Regional Director for 10 years, from 2004 to 2014.

Outside of NYDI, Seth is one of the nation's most highly-regarded environmental attorneys, having practiced in that area for over 30 years. He is currently the vice-chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Law; previously he was the Section's Publications Officer, supervising editing and production of a wide variety of books and periodicals. He teaches as an Adjunct Professor in Pace Law School's highly ranked environmental law program, and is chair of the Zoning Board of Appeals in the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, where he resides. When time permits, he can often be found at the Metropolitan Opera, Yankee Stadium, and Saratoga Race Course.

Our Mission

To engage participants in project-based challenges that are designed to build confidence and develop extraordinary creativity, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills.

We inspire and equip students to achieve anything they can imagine in life.

We offer seven exciting standards-based Challenges in STEMImprovVisual ArtsService Learning, and Early Learning. Each Challenge is open-ended and enables students (K-university) to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation. In solving our Challenges, teams learn important 21st century skills which will prepare them for a brilliant future. Students have fun and gain confidence in their ability to solve any challenge.

NYDI is the New York affiliate of Destination Imagination Inc.: a non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization.


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