Susan Oberman graduated from Goucher College in 1968 with a B.A. degree. She has worked as an activist in movements for social change since the mid-1960’s and founded the Nassau County Women's Liberation Center in New York in 1972. She moved to Charlottesville, Virginia in 1988 and became the director of the FOCUS Women's Resource Center. After working at FOCUS for ten years she founded Common Ground Negotiations Services.
Oberman was a founder and planner of the annual Days of Dialogue on Race Relations events held annually in Charlottesville from 1997 to 2002, and was a founding member of the Black Women/White Women/all Women dialogue group.
She has authored several articles including "Confidentiality in Mediation: An Application of The Right To Privacy" and "Mediation Theory vs. Practice: What Are We Really Doing? Re-Solving A Professional Conundrum."
"Susan Oberman." LinkedIn, 21 Nov. 2017, https://www.linkedin.com/in/susan-oberman-390a1413.
"Susan Oberman is by temperament and profession, a Mediator." Common Ground Negotiations, 21 Nov. 2017, http://www.commongroundnegotiation.com/index.php/bio.