Interim Editorial Page Editor

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

Shirley Leung

We’ve seen the future of Massachusetts politics, and it’s female

By , Globe Staff

Ayanna Pressley, Maura Healey, and Michelle Wu have shown us the future, and Massachusetts politics will never be the same.

Shirley Leung

The Asian-American wave in Massachusetts politics

By , Globe Staff

Third Congressional District race represents a wave of Asian-Americans running for office in Massachusetts — and across the country.

Shirley Leung

A final column, but not the last opinion

By , Globe Staff

This is my last column in the business section — for a while.

WORK SPACE

A mission with a view

By , Globe Staff

The Barr Foundation’s offices on Lewis Wharf offer inspiration, inside and out.