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

With GE’s financial woes, was Boston sold a lemon?

By , Globe Columnist

Feeling nervous about the future of General Electric? Me, too.

Top Places to Work

Secrets of success from the 10 Top Places to Work all-stars

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Tips on how to keep employees happy, from the 10 companies that have made the list all 10 years.

Shirley Leung

Fidelity’s CEO physically moved her office so she could keep an eye out on harassment

By , Globe Columnist

Among other measures, she has moved her office to keep a watchful eye on portfolio managers, research analysts, and traders.

Ex-Fidelity employee loses 10-year whistle-blower case

By , Globe Staff

It took one day of deliberations for the jury to find that Jackie Lawson had not been pushed out of the Boston fund company for alleging accounting fraud.