Last week, The Des Moines Register gathered seven women from the Des Moines area around a table for a conversation on what it's like to be young, driven and a woman in Iowa. Those women included Jaimie Miller, 27, executive of the Iowa Credit Union Foundation; Susan Hatten, 32, senior consultant at Holmes Murphy & Associates Inc.; Sara Kurovski, 29, mayor of Pleasant Hill; Katie Schorsch, 29, manager of annual giving at Des Moines University; Eva Sandoval, 25, representative at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.; Emmeline Quinde, 25, financial representative with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.; and Christina Fernandez-Morrow, executive director of the Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines.