Gila served as an officer in the Israeli Defense Forces and is a graduate of the Rothschild Hospital Nursing School. She is now the president of Stand By Me, an organization that supports Israel-American cancer patients and their families in Los Angeles. She is also the co- founder of The Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. She sits on the boards of several organizations, including the American-Israel Education Foundation, the MERONA Students’ Initiative Foundation, and Stand With Us. The mother of three, she lives with her husband in Los Angeles.