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

Former Fidelity analyst can sue for retaliation, judge rules

By , Globe Staff

Suffolk Superior Court Judge Mary Ames cited sufficient evidence of a “pattern” of retaliation as she denied motions by Fidelity to dismiss the case.

Not all businesses like the GOP tax cuts. Just ask some big local industries

By , Globe Staff

Biotech and high tech companies are among those raising objections to the proposals.

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CEOs don’t buy the trickle-down promises of the tax bill

By , Globe Staff

Republicans are pushing tax plans that only corporate America and the rich could love. But not all of them do.

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In the company of men, #MeToo is a tough topic

By , Globe Columnist

Missing from the seemingly daily allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men, well, are the voices of other men. That’s why I sought them out.