Kicked-off during the May 2014 visit of HM King Abdullah II to the "Innovative Jordan" Conference in the U.S.; this network aims to address Jordan’s brain drain challenge. The network was officially launched in November 2014 during the USAID sponsored MENA-ICT Forum in Amman. The network in composed of Jordanian diaspora professionals in Healthcare and Life Sciences (HLS), Clean Technology (CT), and Information and Communications Technology (ICT). The network aims to establish a strong linkage for professional Jordanians abroad, help individuals and startups from Jordan through accessing a foreign country’s technology business environment, support Jordanian companies in gaining access to foreign markets, and assist diaspora members in setting up their businesses in Jordan. The network will also help Jordanian graduate students in obtaining scholarships to foreign universities or internship opportunities in foreign companies.