Lyndsey Linke is a master in the field of biotechnologies. She also represented Colorado State University at the U.S. Masters Swimming National Championships.
But it's her interest in science and helping others that stands out.
She created her own company, SiVEC Biotechnologies, which works to help prevent the spread of the avian flu.
Hear her story about developing a startup company that tackles serious problems while making a profit in the video clip above.