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Shirley Leung @leung Boston, MA

Business columnist and associate editor at @BostonGlobe. @WGBH news contributor for @BosPublicRadio @GreaterBoston @NECN

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The difference between @nytimes and @nbcnews in one table:
Retweeted by Shirley LeungGreater Boston now has its very own robot fight. They're robot vacuum cleaners, not Transformers, but it still shou…
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Nice job C.A. capturing the benefits of attending the Urban Futures Conference. 3 key take aways: 1. Great cities…
Retweeted by Shirley Leung6 Mobility Lessons from Oslo+Urban Futures Conf: Build up bus service Position cars as the alt form of transportati…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungSpecial visitor at ⁦@GlobeOpinion⁩. ⁦@EnesKanter⁩ signed the powerful op-ed he wrote for us. ICYMI:…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungSeptember was another lackluster month for the state’s casinos via @andyrosenWhat happened to LeBron James the social justice champion? via @Globe_TaraThe angel on Methadone Mile via @sincerelyjeneeThis is such sad news for Boston, @Globe and me personally losing two of my favorite colleagues …but obviously cong…
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MIT, Harvard researchers awarded Nobel Prize in Economics via @BostonGlobe
Affirmative action case looked like trouble for Harvard — so how did it win so decisively? via @fernandesglobe
Elizabeth Warren’s viral exchange captures the candidate’s promise and peril via ⁦@AnnieLinskey⁩
State investigating National Grid’s management a panel! Thank you all for sharing your stories and inspiring the next generation of leaders! #ShesTheBoss
Retweeted by Shirley LeungWe cover brewing biz stories including prospects for regulation both beer gardens and #CBD products. (yes... housin…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungNow playing on ⁦@BosPublicRadio⁩, all female brass band. @elsiemt Likewise. Let’s stay connected. @kate_audette @Mintz_Law @tiffanifaison @elsiemt Good summary of the evening! Thanks for coming.Three buildings and a three-acre park planned for former Gillette lots via @bytimlogan“I see failure as nothing but the journey of learning” - Nergis Mavalvala on how she’s changed since she was a teen…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungAmazing to meet & reconnect with this #ShesTheBoss crew to inspire next generation of women. @Mintz_Law Rebecca Lee…“Women are becoming leaders, and we’re rewriting the rules.” -@leung #ShesTheBoss
Retweeted by Shirley LeungThank you @Mintz_Law for cultivating a great evening for our girls at #ShesTheBoss with @tiffanifaison, @elsiemt &…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungBilly McGonagle was more than a public servant; he was a public treasure via @BostonGlobe
.@EnesKanter on speaking up: "Basketball is my escape...But as soon as I step off the court, these questions come t… colleague @leung checks in on the efforts of "pale and male" #craftbrewers to diversify their workforces. She se…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungKudos to @leung for keeping a spotlight on the nauseating lack of diversity in the beer industry, and noting that d…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungWilliam McGonagle, former head of Boston Housing Authority, dies at 67 via @BostonGlobePale and male, craft brewers seek out diversity cc @harpoonbrewery @MABrewersGuildFrom @TheMurrayWhyte "Maybe it’s just me, but the Museum of Fine Arts’ 150th anniversary next year is starting to f… special: Business with China has ramifications. Did the NBA know what it was doing? via @BostonGlobeKendall businesses to try a different kind of experiment — fixing traffic via @jonchesto @ca_webbYes @GlobeAbraham! Let’s not do this again: False equivalencies and women running for president via @BostonGlobe
New column: Antonio Brown wants back in. The Patriots need a playmaker. And they're going to pay him, anyway. It ha…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungFrom @Joan_Vennochi ... I believe @SenWarren pregnancy story. (That's because Joan lived it too.) via @GlobeOpinionNBC News reporter’s kid wanders onto set during live newscast. (@mariastephanos, did my son do this one time on Fox… which I realize that @Leung has more fun doing her reporting than I do in mine: I love beer too, but state needs…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungHere’s a look at the new Red Line cars and my own Red Line commutes are feeling back to normal. #mbtaTwo women just wanted to get home. Instead, they say, their Lyft drivers raped them via @GlobeMCramer @BostonGlobe @leung The ENTIRE liquor license process in this state has to be thrown away and’s a cra…
Retweeted by Shirley Leung.@Marty_Walsh seeks business community’s help with building middle-class homes. Some companies in CA and WA are com… @MittRomney ready to lead the Republican charge against Trump? Can our former governor rise to the occasion and… love beer too, but state needs to regulate beer gardens via @BostonGlobe
Smart, thoughtful questions from @repblais at today’s legislative hearing on the state’s transportation bond bill.…
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Retweeted by Shirley LeungOnly 20 percent of the Fortune 500 companies release numbers of any kind about the gender or race of their employee…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungDick’s Sporting Goods CEO says company destroyed $5 million worth of guns hits the Democrats’ top tier via ⁦@GlobeScotLehigh⁩ Hong Kong protesters fight for their lives, the NBA fights for dollars via @ReneeygrahamSpot on from ⁦@Joan_Vennochi⁩ @MittRomney⁩ will stand up to Trump as long as it’s good for Romney, I am sick of it too but we won’t let up until there is equity. Men Agree That Gender Diversity on Boards Is I… privileged to listen to these amazing women as they discuss this watershed book #SheSaid. @jodikantor
Retweeted by Shirley LeungLine stretching around the block in Cambridge for @nytimes @jodikantor @mega2e @HarvardBooks @AshleyJudd #SheSaid
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Imagine a world in which businesses strive to prove they are more #diverse and #inclusive than their competitors. T…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungCome work with me! We're hiring a Business Editor at the @BostonGlobe. Here's the job posting. Ferriabough Bolling: Harvard — and diversity — score a win in admissions suit cuts ties with Dorchester nonprofit after 10 years via @BostonGlobe
@GlobeDocs And check out the entire @GlobeDocs festival, which starts today.
Retweeted by Shirley Leung.⁦@GlobeDocs⁩ Film Festival 2019. Will be at 1:30 pm showing of Saudi Women’s Driving School at ⁦@BrattleTheatre⁩,… knew our beloved congressman Bill Keating has a second career as a cartoonist? @USRepKeating
Retweeted by Shirley LeungWhat’s better left unsaid in Bellingham? Politics via @BostonGlobe @jrussglobeThis. This is reporting that matters. Read it. Sit with it for a little while. "Though his name was sullied by a…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungFlorida spa raids were aimed at men, but women paid a far steeper price and shows how criminal justice system stack…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungFed’s Rosengren remains a guarded optimist on the economy writes ⁦@GlobeNewsEd⁩ GOP senators, it’s time to stop forfeiting your soul to Donald Trump
Retweeted by Shirley LeungGreater Boston and @jimbraude weigh in with smart words on these important stories from @AmandaMilkovits.…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungSports Illustrated deserved better, as did its readers via @GlobeChadFinnCorps of Engineers calls for replacing ‘functionally obsolete’ Sagamore and Bourne bridges via @andyrosenCalling on GOP Senate elders: Speak up and be heard via ⁦@GlobeOpinion⁩’ @EnesKanter says he was harassed outside of Cambridge mosque via @BostonGlobe
Improving corporate culture and expanding diversity. A great convo with @PrattWiley the new CEO of @TPIprogram at…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungFinal audit says Registry has given low priority for years to alerts of violations by Mass. drivers in other states… this video of @maura_healey teaching @EnesKanter how to twirl a basketball. Welcome to Boston! Maura Healey tried showing Enes Kanter how to twirl a basketball on his finger. He had trouble.
Retweeted by Shirley LeungAnother very busy week in business. Including: new #CapeCod bridge recs ; #unemployment numbers; @amazon at the MA…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungUS Army Corps of Engineers calls for complete replacement of Sagamore and Bourne bridges v… to connect Encore property with Orange Line move closer to reality via @jonchestoCigarettes, N.H., Craigslist: How the vaping public is contending with Baker’s ban via @naomimartin @dan_adams86
Felicity is being vilified while William H. Macy plays the supportive husband. “It’s the same jacked-up scenario of…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungWho needs an office? Companies ditch headquarters and connect workers remotely via @ktkjohnstonChicken, anyone? Wade Boggs dines with N.H. governor @ChrisSununu via @BostonGlobeSeveral companies have begun tracking & publicly sharing the #Diversity of their workforce, taking the first step i…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungThank you @leung for this important piece, and thank you to the organizations leading the way, including…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungMy colleague Shirley Leung (@leung) talks to the @nytimes reporters about "She Said," their book detailing how they…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungCome see Ming in person!
Retweeted by Shirley LeungDetailing the dogged reporting that brought down Harvey Weinstein. @jodikantor @mega2e are top notch journalists an… the MFA, a new way to welcome school groups in response to racial incident via @Zoegberg.@HubSpot is honored to be included in this piece by @leung on Why Workforce Diversity Should Matter as Much as Pro…
Retweeted by Shirley LeungI wondered about this: Half Of Judges Who Could Hear Appeal Of Harvard Discrimination Case Went To School There… Feaster makes transition from star player to front-office job with Celtics
Retweeted by Shirley LeungAnti-affirmative-action crusaders lifted the veil on an unjust Harvard system — just not the one they intended… my @hubweek c-suite conversation with @bostonsci CEO Mike Mahoney on why his company publicly reports workforc… Harvard ruling, what next for Asian-American applicants? via @fernandesglobeLet the world hear Khashoggi’s last words in Arabic
Retweeted by Shirley LeungDisputed analysis of proposed education funding formula shows big boost for some, not all via @vgmac @MattPStoutIn a deep red Tennessee district, impeachment elicits sighs, not anger via @laurakrantzBrett Kavanaugh’s Washington: A smaller, colder world for a justice under a cloud’ll hear me talk a lot about economic inequality and social mobility in this race and here’s why. 👇
Retweeted by Shirley LeungInvestors flee ‘trifecta of woe’ for stocks via @GlobeNewsEd