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You’ve put in the work, now it’s time to show off what you’ve learned!

Each badge is a testament to your learning a key component of the innovation process. To claim your badge, you’ll need to demonstrate your accomplishments...the higher and more prestigious the badge, the deeper the learning. Display your badge on LinkedIn to shout to the word your innovation prowess! 

 

Level 1 badges

You came, you listened, you have a key takeaway. 

Level 2 badges

Not only did you listen, you engaged and reflected on how the topic can be used in your life AND you created a plan for using it. 

Level 3 badges

You developed an idea, project, program, or prototype. In other words, you not only learned the topic, you used the topic.

Badge description Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Innovators earning the Reasoning badge are able to apply inductive, deductive, mathematical, and/or emotional reasoning effectively to a situation, depending on that situation. reasoning
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Innovators earning the Creative Ideator badge demonstrate creativity, problem-solving, and fluency of ideas, including learning skills and honing abilities to adapt to changing situations, bring creative problem solving to bear, and look across disciplines/subject areas for interesting "collisions" of ideas. creative ideator
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The recipient demonstrates the Innovator's Mindset - resiliency, courage, humility, adaptability, agility, grit, perseverance - and is able to to recognize and adapt to changing circumstances, while continuing to work through an issue. innovators mindset
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The recipient is a Collaborator - someone skilled in working with others, leveraging strengths, resolving conflict, and exhibits an appreciation of diverse backgrounds and points of view. collaborator
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The recipient is an Innovation Facilitator, and models leading, mentoring, guiding, assisting, and/or coaching others on their own journey of innovation. facilitor
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The recipient is an Innovative Communicator - a storyteller and network builder who is persuasive and skilled in in speaking and/or writing, and can clearly convey ideas. collaborator
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The recipient demonstrated knowledge and skills in Emotional Intelligence + Awareness - including the ability to empathize, to understand the viewpoints of others and an openness to new experiences and opinions. The recipient is aware of the world around them in a way that helps identify opportunities for improvement, including situational awareness, problem awareness, and overall environment awareness. emotional intelligence
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The recipient demonstrates  knowledge and skills in the Entrepreneurial realm, including such topics as how to move beyond prototyping into productizing, processes for protecting intellectual property, finding funders or venture capital, and moving from idea into implementation and scale. entrepreneurial
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Want to level-up your badge game? Claim a PATHWAY badge, and stack your badges into one of three paths:

 

Emerging Innovator

As an Emerging Innovator, the recipient has started populating their innovator's toolkit with basic skills and knowledge, and is ready to begin innovating!

Requirements: Emerging Innovators earned any combination of Level 1 badges in at least 4 different categories.

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Accomplished Innovator

As an Accomplished Innovator, the recipient has demonstrated skills and abilities by reflecting on their learning, and has begun application of their innovation tools in either real world or classroom settings.

Requirements: Accomplished Innovators earned any combination of Level 2 badges in at least 6 different categories.

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ASU Innovator

The most prestigious credential available during Innovation Week + Innovation Quarter, the ASU Innovator has innovated in real life - created a product, projects, or idea they have moved through the phases of innovation, and have demonstrated the skills, abilities, and mindset of an ASU Innovator. .

Requirements: Accomplished Innovators earned any combination of Level 3 badges in all 8 categories.
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