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IEEE Badge Challenge

IEEE Discover is the first in a series badge recognition initiative that will take participants on a journey of exploration to learn what IEEE offers in relation to its members, various resource and content as well as available topical discussion forums.

IEEE Discover Badge - Available Now!

IEEE Connect Badge

IEEE Collaborate Badge

How the challenge works

Participants follow the clues that are placed throughout the platform, perform the activities specified by each clue until you have met the requirements to earn the badge. Awarded badges will be displayed on your profile in IEEE Collabratec and can be shared on Social Media.

The more participants engage the more points they can earn. IEEE will keep a running total on participant points on the Points Leader Board. 

IEEE Badge Hub Community

Those who earn ALL 3 badges get a chance at the Grand Prize! 

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Current Badge Opportunities





Where Will the Challenge Lead You?


Challenge your curiosity and make a difference. 

IEEE badges are awarded by performing a variety of challenges, in specific communities or across several communities on IEEE Collabratec. There are multiple ways to participate and contribute - provide your professional perspective on a topic, show support for others who share their contributions. Claim a published paper, network with peers, join others to solve math challenges, discover IEEE resources important to you. Learn more about what Collabratec offers its users.

The IEEE Badge Challenge is a three-part badge series & challenge recognizing individuals for exploring the many facets of IEEE, as well as contributing their thoughts and ideas on topics that matter most to them. 

There will be three badges to earn. 
Earn ALL 3 and get a chance at the Grand Prize!

Women in Leadership - Contributor

Awarded to participants of the Women in Leadership Community who contribute to the conversation regarding topics related to women in engineering, women in STEM or women in leadership.

Volunteer Leadership Training (VoLT) Program - Graduate

Awarded to IEEE Volunteers who complete the two program tracks, and who are interested in taking positions of leadership within their local geographic units and eventually in the larger IEEE.

Professional Networking - Level 1

Awarded to those participants who performed the necessary actions related to Professional Networking Strategies (L-1) within IEEE Collabratec originally launched in February 2019.

Latin America Technology - Professional Networker

Awarded for networking and participating in the Latin America Technology Network community.

QUEST IEEE Pre-launch Evaluator - T1

Awarded for participating in QUEST IEEE pre-launch initiative QI-T1.

Published Author - Published Author

This badge is awarded to those who have claimed a published article or conference paper on their IEEE Collabratec user profile.

All Participants Get…

  • Recognition added to users’ profile reflecting their professional identity

IEEE Members also can…

Challenge Benefits

Benefits of Becoming an IEEE Member

Badges Coming in 2020

Use it to Explore IEEE with access to:

  • 400,000 people dedicated to STEM professions
  • 130+ communities of diverse topics

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Some of the badges are tied to contests, making participants eligible to win prizes. Engage further to accrue points with the ultimate goal of making the Points Leaderboard for further recognition and eligibility to win even more prizes.

Earn your badge today and get recognized by your peers!

Participate in a global technical community, connect with peers, and be recognized for your contributions. 

Discover, Connect and Collaborate with IEEE Collabratec

  • List of Badges Awarded shown when viewing other users’ profiles
  • Ability to share earned badges to user's network of peers in IEEE Collabratec 
  • Ability to share earned badges to user's social media sites: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
  • Comprehensive badge page added to users' profile page positioned next to Certificates page
  • List of Badges Awarded on user’s dashboard
  • Participate in exclusive, random incentive drawings 
  • Help their IEEE Section receive regional and global recognition 
  • Navigate to My IEEE for updates from their IEEE Section 
  • Message or connect with verified, IEEE Members through the membership directory 
  •  5 million+ abstracts from IEEE Xplore
  • And much more!
Learn What Participants Receive

"I loved the holistic approach to the DISCOVER BADGE. Earning badges through Collabratec makes me feel unique and I am pleased to find this professional network." 
Pruthvi Katta, Member, IEEE Vizag Bay Sub-Section

"Introduced me to someone with common interests I wouldn't have met otherwise..." 
Hayes Lewis, Senior Member, IEEE Fort Worth Section 

The things you'll discover...

Discover Badge

Awarded to participants who found and completed clues throughout various communities within Collabratec. Launched in April 2020.

IEEE Badge Hub Community

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