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Gregory Allan Datu Cendana

President and Co-Founder


Gregory Allan Datu Cendana, the President and co-Founder of Can’t Stop! Won’t Stop! Consulting and Education Fund is a dancer, cultural and political strategist, facilitator, entrepreneur and author. Gregory is a graduate of UCLA, and was recently named to the UCLA Alumni Association Bruin Business 100. Under his leadership as President of the United States Student Association, the organization played a key role in the passage of both the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, and the Healthcare and Education Reconciliation Act.

As the youngest-ever and first openly gay Executive Director of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, co-founder of The People’s Collective for Justice and Liberation, and the diversity initiative Inclusv, the first openly gay chair of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans and #1 International Best Selling Author of #BeTheBossNow, Gregory’s work is driven from his commitment to create conditions for others to live in radical joy and be their full selves — capable of fulfilling their wildest dreams. 

Gregory has strong ties to his Filipino family and heritage and serves on the board of directors for United We Dream. He co-published a first-of-its-kind report on the impact of mass criminalization and incarceration on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Gregory has been named one of the 30 Most Influential Asian Americans Under 30, and one of 40 Influential Asian Americans in Washington. When he isn’t working, Gregory might be spotted singing karaoke, dancing anywhere there is a beat (even if it is in his head), and trying new recipes at home.

Gregory Allan Datu Cendana
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