Below are the opening comments from each of our six panelists on our Power Breakfast on Iowa's gender gap issue. Each panelist was given 3 to 5 minutes to highlight one particular aspect that they wanted to have on the table for discussion. This is taken with a cell phone, so I apologize in advance for the quality of the actual video. However, I thought the quality of the content of what they had to say, outweighed the grainy quality of the video. 

Our managing editor, Anne Carothers-Kay, wrote a story featuring key takeaways from the event: Click here to read it