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.

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Honorable Mentions

The Massachusetts politicians who actually got something big done: Paid family leave

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It took more than a year of negotiation, but legislators Paul Brodeur and Jason Lewis achieved one of the nation’s best family and medical leave acts.

Shirley Leung

Entercom made the right call with Kirk Minihane

By , Globe Staff

Listeners and advertisers will thank the broadcasting behemoth for cleaning up the airwaves.

Perspective | Magazine

How the 2017 Women’s March woke ‘the old girls’ network’

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Retire quietly? These corporate trailblazers would rather help young women rise up.

Shirley Leung

Three CEOs later, is Boston a curse for GE?

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After leadership turnover at General Electric, is the company still committed to Boston?