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Ashley Herron Shultz ’09 and Nick Shultz ’09

Nonprofit founders • Greater Boston Recent vacation: Belgium

Ashley and Nick Shultz, already busy with demanding marketing and financial advising 9-to-5s and Ashley’s Harvard M.B.A. program, have also turned their energies to supporting the fight against breast cancer. Ashley founded the Miss Pink Pageant, in which the entrants are women who are fighting or who have survived breast cancer; Nick is deeply involved too. The pageant hit its fifth anniversary this year and has become an iconic event in New England. “It is a struggle for women, in general, to feel beautiful,” Ashley says. “Never mind undergoing breast cancer. It is important to raise awareness and help women understand what true beauty is, especially in the eyes of God.” The 501(c)3 nonprofit also sponsors fitness events and community education, provides financial help to families, and partners with medical organizations making strides in finding a cure.


Samuel Tsoi ’07

Advocate for immigrants • Boston Big fan of noodle soup and basketball

Samuel Tsoi’s parents left mainland China for Hong Kong to seek a better life. When he was young, the family immigrated to the United States. Now Sam’s professional life focuses on helping new refugees and immigrants as they transition to life in the U.S. While continuing his education as a Fellow at Boston University’s Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership, he coordinates early education initiatives at the Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants, and provides support to the Inter-agency Human Trafficking Taskforce. “These two public issues—education and immigration—are critical to America’s future,” he says. He’s also a freelance journalist, covering China and issues facing Asian Americans and migrant communities. Sam and his wife, Amanda (Hartman) ’06, a high school biology teacher, are new parents, and members of the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church. |


50 Under 50: The Intriguing lives of Gordon's younger alumni  
50 Under 50: The Intriguing lives of Gordon's younger alumni  

Feature story from Stillpoint Spring 2014.