Mr. Abulaban is the administrative director for the Ramallah Municipality. Mr. Abulaban has also worked as the executive director of a community organization, the Sirreyet Ramallah, where he now serves as a board member. He has served as a member on the steering committee for the Palestinian NGO's Network, and as a board member of the Palestinian Swimming Federation, and the Palestinian Basketball Federation. Mr. Abulaban has a bachelor's degree in business administration from BirZeit University. He plans to focus on policy analysis and public administration during his Humphrey year.