Sushobha Barve was born in Mumbai. She worked with the Moral Re-Armament (MRA, now called Initiatives of Change) for thirty years in different parts of India. She served on the Governor’s peace committee during the Mumbai riots of 1992-93 and was a founding member and trustee of the Mumbai Mohalla Committee Movement Trust.
Currently she is the executive secretary of the Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation and devotes a lot of her time working in Jammu and Kashmir. She lives in Gurgaon.