Maame Frimpong: Ghanaian Nominated by Joe Biden as Judge of Central District Court of California

Maame Frimpong: Ghanaian Nominated by Joe Biden as Judge of Central District Court of California

  • Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong, a US judge of Ghanaian descent, has been nominated as a judge on the US District Court for the Central District of California
  • She was nominated by US President Joe Biden and will make history as the only Black woman serving in any of California’s four Federal District Courts
  • Maame Frimpong was born to Ghanaian immigrants living in the United States

US-born Ghanaian judge, Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong, has been nominated to serve as a judge on the US District Court for the Central District of California, Asaase Radio reports.

Judge Frimpong was nominated by US President Joe Biden and will hold a seat on the District Court for the Central District of California if confirmed.

She will make history as the only Black woman serving in any of California’s four Federal District Courts and one of only eight across the entire United States.

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Maame Frimpong: Ghanaian Nominated by Joe Biden as Judge of Central District Court of California
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About Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong

Born to Ghanaian immigrants in the United States, Frimpong graduated from Vivian Webb School as valedictorian of her class. She later graduated from Harvard University and went on to earn her law degree from Yale.

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Frimpong started her legal career in a clerkship with a judge in the federal court of appeals. She worked at an international law firm and then served in the Justice Department, where she took on roles under Attorney General, Eric Holder and Associate Attorney General, Tony West during President Obama's administration, said webb.myschoolapp.com.

She has practised in numerous areas of the law, including white-collar crime, immigration, civil rights, environmental protection, and consumer protection.

However, serving on the Los Angeles County Superior Court has been the highlight of Frimpong's illustrious career.

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In a previous story, YEN.com.gh reported that, Microbiologist, Professor Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, has become the first woman to be appointed as the Director of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR).

Professor Yeboah-Manu is the head of the Bacteriology Department at the NMIMR and is taking over from her predecessor, Professor Annang, who retires from active service on July 31, 2021.

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research issued a message on Twitter to announce Professor Dorothy Yeboah-Manu's appointment.

Nana Cheddar Turns One Leg man into CEO

In a separate story, Nana Kwame Cheddar has set up ''One Leg'', a physically challenged man with a tricycle business to be self-dependent.

In an Instagram post, the Ghanaian philanthropist and visionary mentioned that he invested in the tricycle for One Leg to send a message out there that ''disability is not inability''.

According to the chief executive officer of Wonda World Estate and Petronia City Development Company, One Leg approached him a year ago and told him he wanted to buy a car to start a business.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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