Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2013

Check out this video with more details on Saru's work:

    This description of Saru Jayaraman's work was prepared when Saru Jayaraman was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
    Introduction
    The second largest employer in the United States, the restaurant industry, is home to seven of the ten lowest-paying occupations. Saru Jayaraman is leading a nationwide effort to transform this industry’s subpar employment practices by aligning worker, employer, and consumer interests.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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