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The mentored:Suma Krishnaswamy, President, Cambium Biotechnologies, India
The mentor: Diane Gulyas, Group Vice President, DuPont Performance Materials

Suma Krishnaswamy (left), a 42-year-old from Bangalore, India, runs a 25-person biotech company that specializes in developing plant tissue cultures and trading medicinal herbs and plant extracts. Lesson learned: To help her reach her goals - to create products that cater to the health-care market and to increase crop yields through modern and traditional cultivation methods - the India native spent two weeks at DuPont's research facility with Diane Gulyas (right). Gulyas's takeaway: "Watching this young woman in meetings with our CEO, I realized that there must be untapped young talent at DuPont."

Photographed in DuPont's central research facility in Wilmington

Last updated July 11 2008: 2:26 PM ET
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