Gila Gamliel was born in Gedera, Israel in 1974. She completed her army service as the head of an air force
investigative staff with the rank of sergeant. She holds a B.A. in Middle
Eastern History and Philosophy and an M.A. in Philosophy from Ben
Gurion University of the Negev.
Gamliel served as chairperson of the National Students'
Association - the first woman to hold this position. She previously
served for three terms as chairperson of the Students' Union of Ben
Gurion University. She represented Likud Women on the National Naamat
Conference and served as a member of the Negev Forum.
Elected to the 16th
Knesset in 2003, she served as a member of the Knesset Economics,
Education, Culture, and Sports, and Science and Technology, and Public
Relations Committees, and of the Committee for the Advancement of the
Status of Women, which she also chaired. She also served as a substitute
nember of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
In March 2005, Gila Gamliel was appointed Deputy Minister
Gamliel was appointed the Minister of Pensioners, Students, Young People, and Gender Equality following the 2015 election.