Islam Abu-Dawod was born in Hebron, Palestine, 1984.
She received the high school, scientific stream from Alshareiah School, Palestine, in 2002.
She received the B.Sc. degree in Information Technology from Palestine Polytechnic University, Palestine, in 2006.
She was employed in Al-Resalah Recruitment & University Services Company as a Secretary, 2007 - 2008.
In 2008, she joined Friends of Fawzi Kawash IT Center of excellence/ Palestine Polytechnic University as a Multimedia Designer.
In 2016, she was assigned to work an administrative assistant in the Business Incubator Unit/ Palestine Polytechnic University in addition to her current work.
She participated in many training courses like (Learning Management System (MOODLE 2.7), Web Development (Drupal), SharePoint 2013 Administration & Development, Entrepreneurship & Business Plan Writing, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Maya 3D Animation, Innovation Software Engineering Center (ISEC), Web Design, ...).