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Shirley Leung

Business Columnist


Shirley Leung is a business columnist and associate editor, and host of Globe Opinion podcast “Say More.” For more than a decade, Shirley has been writing on the intersection of business and politics, as well as gender and diversity issues in the workplace. She is also a weekly contributor to GBH’s “Boston Public Radio” and sits on the board of the New England First Amendment Coalition.

Shirley has won awards from the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, and has been featured on Boston Magazine’s list of “100 Most Influential People.” She has also been a four-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary.

Shirley was also the Globe’s business editor and interim editorial page editor, and president of the New England chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. Prior to the Globe, Shirley was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal. A graduate of Princeton University, Shirley started her career at her hometown paper The Baltimore Sun. She can be reached on Threads @shirley02186.