Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong ’93 is a judge in the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Previously, Maame served as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a government foreign aid agency. She held several positions at the U.S. Department of Justice from 2007 to 2015, including Counselor to the Attorney General, Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General, Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Consumer Protection Branch, Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division and Trial Attorney in the National Courts Section of the Civil Division’s Commercial Litigation Branch. She was an associate at Morrison and Foerster LLP from 2002 to 2007.
She received her JD from Yale Law School and her BA from Harvard University. Her senior year at Webb, Maame was the VWS Valedictorian.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.