Columnist

Shirley Leung

Shirley Leung is a columnist writing on everything from the intersection of business and politics to gender issues in the workplace. She is also a WGBH contributor to “Boston Public Radio” and “Greater Boston,” as well as a regular guest on New England Cable News.

She was a finalist in 2015 and 2017 for the Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary.

Previously, Leung was the Globe’s business editor, where she oversaw its award-winning coverage of the 2008 financial crisis. Prior to the Globe, Leung was a staff reporter at the Wall Street Journal. A graduate of Princeton University, Leung started her career at her hometown paper, The Baltimore Sun.

She is a working mom of two and lives in Milton with her husband who is also a journalist.

Latest stories

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This Mass. organization is banning the all-too-common all-male panel

By , Globe Columnist

The Mass. Biotechnology Council will no longer host or sponsor event panels that feature only men.

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Salaries at this Boston company rank among highest in US

By , Globe Staff

For the first time, we have a rough sense of what rank-and-file employees earn at publicly traded companies and how that compares to the CEO.

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What I want for Mother’s Day? Not having to do it all

By , Globe Columnist

I love being a mother. I love working. But being a working mother, well, there are many days I would not wish that on my worst enemy.

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5 things we can do to fix Seaport District traffic

By , Globe Staff

The traffic in the Seaport has gotten worse. But there are things we can do about it.