May 23, 2024 7:15 AM
Dan Maurer
Elevate Nepal

Dan is the Founder and President of Elevate Nepal, driving the strategic vision behind our organization as well as managing all projects and leading donor engagement. He is deeply passionate about working with Nepal’s most-remote communities and ensuring their success now and in future generations.

First traveling to Nepal in 2011 to Mount Everest base camp and volunteer on farms in rural villages, Dan was captivated by the beauty of Nepal’s people and landscapes. Afte the Gorkha Earthquake in 2015,he spearheaded a fundraiser and returned for another three months to help with earthquake relief efforts. Shortly after, he founded Elevate Nepal.

Originally from Rochester, New York, USA, Dan has a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University. He has lived, worked and traveled both in America and abroad. In 2019, St. Bonaventure University recognized Dan as one of only 26 Distinguished Alumni for his work with Elevate Nepal, Inc.