Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, offers a few words of wisdom to high-school student “kingalex178″ as part of the World Economic Forum’s Ask a Leader campaign.

Ask a Leader invites people from around the world to join the debate at Davos by posting questions for participants on Facebook or Youtube. You can view all the video responses collected so far here.

Pictured: Christine Lagarde in the social media corner at the World Economic Forum. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann