Saru Jayaraman & Fekkak Mamdouh
Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC-United), is an attorney, organizer, and a professor. Saru is a graduate of Yale Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and co-editor of The New Urban Immigrant Workforce, (ME Sharpe, 2005).
Fekkak Mamdouh, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, is an immigrant from Morocco with over 14 years of experience in the New York City Restaurant Industry. Mamdouh was always a staunch worker advocate and his life has been profiled in the book , The Accidental American, published September 2008 by Barrett-Koehler Press.