Vijay was Born in Kashmir, northernmost state of India. It is situated mostly in the Himalayan mountains. After completing Masters degrees in History and English language, Vijay emigrated and made Canada her home. After business studies at McGill, she devoted more than two decades to consulting profession in helping corporations and businesses in Canada, US and England, in areas of efficiency and training. Vijay moved to Saskatoon 8 years ago to be near her aging father (deceased, 2012) and made ARTS her vocation. A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan USCAD program and Vijay devotes her time to painting, writing and volunteering.