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James Turing

Founder & CEO,  

The Turing Trust

James Turing

James Turing is the founder and CEO of the Turing Trust, the charity started by Alan Turing’s family to honour the computer science pioneer’s legacy by providing ICT education and resources to communities in Africa.

James graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2015 with an MEng (Civil Engineering with Architecture) and is now doing a PhD in International Development in Edinburgh, as a Leverhulme Perfect Storm Doctoral Scholar. James has presented his work at international meetings in the US and Japan and organised a conference on solar waste, repair and recycling in Nairobi, Kenya.

James Turing

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The Turing Trust has delivered over 4,000 PCs to African schools, supporting 25,000 students to learn vital digital skills. We’ve done this whilst saving 2,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions and training hundreds of local Scots in IT refurbishment.

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