Aileen Getty

    Founder & President

    Aileen Getty has brought her own experience with life’s challenges into her community by engaging her spirit, energy, knowledge, time, and resources in the struggle against HIV/AIDS, addiction, mental illness, and homelessness. Aileen’s compassion for individuals living in challenging circumstances is at the center of her life and is a significant focus within the Aileen Getty Foundation.


    In 2005, Aileen also founded Gettlove, a nonprofit organization created to acknowledge, house and sustain housing for numerous homeless individuals who are part of the Los Angeles community. Aileen serves on several nonprofit boards. She is a Trustee of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), an Ambassador to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, and an Advisory Board Member of the YaLa Academy.