Mariam Nusrat Adil, who hails from Pakistan, has made it to ‘Forbes Next 1000’.

As per Forbes , “Mariam is a Pakistani national, is an education specialist at the World Bank, who set up not-for-profit GRID — Gaming Revolution for International Development — in 2016. Its aim is to create low-cost mobile games to educate, engage and empower people for positive social change. They include games on reproductive health, compassion for animals and climate change, amongst others. She claims total downloads have exceeded 15,000.”

“The most successful is Nari Paila, a reproductive health game. One of Adil’s career highlights was presenting at sessions moderated by President Clinton at a Clinton Global Initiative University meeting. In March, she co-founded Gaming Revolution for International Development, which is building a platform that empowers people to create their own video games with no-code, at low-cost and lightning speed.”



Mariam is the founder of the social-impact-gaming studio, GRID. Mariam holds two Masters Degrees, an MA in International Development Studies from George Washington University, USA and an MSc in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan.

Earlier, this year in April Pakistani musician Abdullah Siddiqui Forbes list of ’30 under 30′ 2021 Asia list and in the same month chef Zahra Khan, made it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe in the Retail and E-commerce category