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

Shirley Leung

Why too few women in life sciences is bad for business

By , Globe Staff

A new report provides a road map of the barriers women face throughout their careers, and explains how a diverse workforce is good for the bottom line.

Shirley Leung

Dream big like Jeff Bezos, and you just might land Amazon

By , Globe Columnist

To win the competition for the Internet giant’s second North American headquarters, Boston needs to woo a visionary with a vision.

SHIRLEY LEUNG

This defunct dry dock could be the city’s next great park

By , Globe Columnist

Forget about building condos or offices at Dry Dock No. 4. The Seaport District needs a signature public space.

Shirley Leung

Facing sex-bias investigations, country club digs in with denials

By , Globe Columnist

Some of you will wonder why what happens in the men’s locker room of the private Charles River club should even be a story in the Globe.