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March-2021
GRID C-corp formed - Gaming Revolution for International Development (replaces previous LLC)
2020
April-2020
Grid Featured By ABC7 News

“Video game aims to bust coronavirus myths”

April-2020
CoronaCombat Launched

CoronaCombat – A digital game that raises awareness and provides accurate information on the new coronavirus and related COVID-19 disease. The game not only provides players with useful and reliable information but also empowers them to question misinformation.

March-2020
EarthFenders Launched

EarthFenders – Defenders of the Earth is a mobile game that helps learners understand the causes and consequences of climate change and empowers learners to take appropriate actions to adopt more sustainable lifestyles.

February-2020
The GW Hatchet

“Alumna develops app to teach empathy for animals”

Mariam interviewed by The GW Hatchet on animal welfare game KritterKneads

February-2020
GRID Covered By ABC7 News

Mariam Nusrat’s interview with ABC7 News on “The power of games: Global team busts menstrual myths using educational technology”

January-2020
KritterKneads Launched

KritterKneads – Saving All Critters In Need is launched on Google Play Store. The game aims to build compassion for animals.

2019
August-2019
SurrEndo Launched

SurrEndo – The surrender on Endometriosis aims to reduce societal stigma around endometriosis through increasing awareness and empathy.

July-2019
Nari Paila Hits 10K Downloads

Nari Paila hits 10K Downloads

May-2019
GRID At Clinton Foundation HQ

GRID showcased at CGI U marketplace at the Clinton Foundation HQ, where innovative CGI U alums showcased their social impact products! Mariam also participated in a roundtable discussion with Chelsea Clinton.

March-2019
Nari Paila Launched

Nari Paila – Claim your fame with the reproductive health game. Nari Paila builds reproductive health knowledge in a fun and engaging way.

2018
October-2018
DC Inno 50 On Fire

DC Inno 50 on Fire – GRID among DC’s top 50 most innovative companies

March-2018
WUSA9

Grid featured on WUSA9 : made an app to affect stereotypes on social media – StereoWiped

February-2018
The GW Hatchet

“Alumna creates educational video games with global reach”

Mariam Nusrat interviewed by The GW Hatchet on educational video games.

February-2018
Washington Business Journal

Grid featured in Washington business Journal on “Can video games change the world? This D.C. startup is giving it a try.

2017
October-2017
Honor Roll Alum By President Clinton

Mariam was recognized as an Honor Roll Alum in 2017 by President Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU).

April-2017
Mariam’s Second TEDx Talk

Mariam gives her second TEDx Talk on MoHiM – No shame in the period game.

February-2017
Rizwan’s Second TEDx Talk

Rizwan Nusrat gives second TEDx Talk on Gaming for change

2016
September-2016
Grid Featured In Ouest France

“Pakistan. « MoHim », cette appli qui veut briser le tabou des règles”

Translation: Pakistan. “MoHim”, is an app that wants to break the taboo of menstruation

August-2016
Grid Featured In LaCroix

“Un jeu vidéo pakistanais à l’assaut des tabous sur les règles”

Translation: Pakistani video game challenges taboos

August-2016
GRID Covered By Dawn

This super-fun mobile game is making it easier to talk about periods”  Dawn Images

May-2016
GRID Featured In Huffington Post

“How A Smartphone Game Is Busting Menstrual Taboos” Grid in Huffington Post

May-2016
Rizwan’s First TEDx Talk

Rizwan Nusrat gives his TEDx Talk on changing the world through video games

May-2016
MoHim Launched

MoHiM: No shame in the period game. MoHiM raises menstrual health awareness through a fun myth-busting game and brings the dialogue to the forefront; educating and creating champions who are eager to eradicate MHM shame!

January-2016
Mariam’s First TEDx Talk

Mariam gives her first Tedx talk in Washington DC on “Gamifying Behavior Change”

January-2016
Not For Profit Registered
2015
December-2015
Grid Featured In Mangobaaz

“These Pakistanis Redefined the Role of Women in 2015”

June-2015
Grid Featured In TechJuice

“The brave Pakistani woman who changed video gaming landscape with her startup, GRID”

June-2015
Grid Featured In Parhlo

“Mariam Adil… The Pakistani Who Did What Men Couldn’t”

May-2015
Andrew Rice Award

Mariam Nusrat is awarded the 2015 Andrew E. Rice Award for leadership and innovation by a young Professional in international development.

April-2015
Grid Featured In Global Voices

Meet the Woman Who’s Shaking Up Pakistan’s Social Gaming Industry

March-2015
Grid Featured In VentureBeat

“Social-good gaming will only reach its potential when women do too”

March-2015
Mariam Shares The Stage With President Clinton At CGIU 2015

GRID showcased as an “exemplary approach”  at a session moderated by President Clinton at CGIU 2015

February-2015
GRID Is Official!

GRID registered as LLC

2014
December-2014
StereoWiped Launched

StereoWiped: Wiping Stereotypes! The game aims at engaging youth in breaking racial, gender and professional stereotypes and encouraging social diversity.

April-2014
Mariam Shares Entrepreneurial Journey With Washington Post

“For entrepreneurial grad students, startups are a work in progress”

2013
February-2013
An Idea Was Born

Mariam Nusrat came up with the idea of GRID