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Co-Founder & Co-Director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

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Saru Jayaraman is the Co-Founder and President of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley.

After 9/11, together with displaced World Trade Center workers, she co-founded ROC, which now has more than 30,000 worker members, 500 employer partners, and 23,000 consumer members in a dozen states nationwide. Saru is a graduate of Yale Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She was listed in CNN’s “Top 10 Visionary Women” and recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House in 2014, and a James Beard Foundation Leadership Award in 2015. In January 2018, she attended the Golden Globes as the guest of actor Amy Poehler, where she brought widespread attention to the issue of sexual harassment in the restaurant industry. Saru was one of eight women activists who attended the Globes as part of the #TimesUp initiative.

Saru authored Behind the Kitchen Door (Cornell University Press, 2013), a national bestseller, and Forked: A New Standard for American Dining (Oxford University Press, 2016). She has appeared on CNN with Soledad O’Brien, Bill Moyers Journal on PBS, Melissa Harris Perry and UP with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, the Today Show, and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.

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Saru Jayaraman

Co-Founder & Co-Director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

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Saru Jayaraman Biography

Saru Jayaraman is the Co-Founder and President of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley.

After 9/11, together with displaced World Trade Center workers, she co-founded ROC, which now has more than 30,000 worker members, 500 employer partners, and 23,000 consumer members in a dozen states nationwide. Saru is a graduate of Yale Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She was listed in CNN’s “Top 10 Visionary Women” and recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House in 2014, and a James Beard Foundation Leadership Award in 2015. In January 2018, she attended the Golden Globes as the guest of actor Amy Poehler, where she brought widespread attention to the issue of sexual harassment in the restaurant industry. Saru was one of eight women activists who attended the Globes as part of the #TimesUp initiative.

Saru authored Behind the Kitchen Door (Cornell University Press, 2013), a national bestseller, and Forked: A New Standard for American Dining (Oxford University Press, 2016). She has appeared on CNN with Soledad O’Brien, Bill Moyers Journal on PBS, Melissa Harris Perry and UP with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, the Today Show, and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.

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  • Saru Jayaraman: Raising the Restaurant Minimum Wage
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  • Behind the kitchen door: Saru Jayaraman at TEDxManhattan ...

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  • Who is the agent for Saru Jayaraman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Saru Jayaraman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Saru Jayaraman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Saru Jayaraman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Saru Jayaraman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Saru Jayaraman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Saru Jayaraman for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Saru Jayaraman generally travels from Berkeley, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Stephanie Izard, Marcus Samuelsson, Kevin Curry, Sean Sherman and Carla Hall. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Saru Jayaraman for an upcoming event.

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  • Saru Jayaraman: Raising the Restaurant Minimum Wage
    Saru Jayaraman, Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United ...
  • Behind the kitchen door: Saru Jayaraman at TEDxManhattan ...
    Saru Jayaraman Author of Behind The Kitchen Door on Tipped ...

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