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    Saru Jayaraman

    Co-Founder & President, Restaurant Opportunities Center United

    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. Jayaraman was listed in CNN’s “Top 10 Visionary Women,” recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House in 2014, and has been awarded a James Beard Foundation Leadership Award. She is the author of the national bestseller Behind the Kitchen Door and, most recently, Forked: A New Standard for American Dining.

    Past Events

    Tuesday, Oct 16 2018

    7 PM

    The #TimesUp legal initiative was launched earlier this year to provide actionable steps for women across all industries who have been sexually... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

    Tuesday, Oct 16 2018

    7 PM

    The #TimesUp legal initiative was launched earlier this year to provide actionable steps for women across all industries who have been sexually... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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