Viju Singh was born in Mumbai, India. She graduated from University of Mumbai University in Mechanical Engineering and received her Masters Degree in Business from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has lived in Richmond for 40 years. Currently retired after working for 31 years at Altria/Philip Morris in Research, Development & Engineering in various positions from a Design Engineer to a Director. She recruited and mentored engineering co-ops and interns from VCU and Virginia Tech during her employment with Altria.
She has been Vice President(4 years) and on Board of Trustees (4 years) of Hindu Center of Virginia located in Glen Allen. She volunteers at Bellevue Elementary School on Church Hill helping with 3rd and 4th grade Math and at Community Kitchen of Meals on Wheels.
Her hobbies are reading, traveling and gardening.