Denver: Okay. Are you ready for Take Five, Annie?
Annie: Yes, I am!
Denver: What should we be worried about?
Annie: Climate change.
Denver: What is your favorite documentary or movie?
Annie: Lawrence of Arabia.
Denver: What is today’s most underreported story?
Annie: That women are the greatest investment we can make in our future.
Denver: Is there something that happens to you that’s weird and unsettling on a regular basis?
Annie: I can’t remember things.
Denver: What is something that you believe that other people think is just insane?
Annie: I believe that we’re in a hopeful time.
Denver: Name some organization or person that you have a tremendous amount of respect and admiration for?
Annie: Barack Obama.
Denver: What is the most interesting part of your morning ritual?
Denver: When was the last time you were voluntarily disconnected from all your devices?
Annie: Last weekend.
Denver: What do you wish people were more open and honest about?
Annie: Their flaws, their imperfections.
Denver: If you were going to start your career all over again and do something completely different from what you’re doing now, what would it be?
Annie: I probably would be a writer.
Denver: What is the one superpower that you would like to have?
Annie: Invisibility. Invisibility cloak, I want it.
Denver: If you could have one gigantic billboard anywhere with anything on it, what would it say?
Annie: It would say that women in the developing world are an extraordinary asset and no country can achieve greatness if it disenfranchises half of its population.
Denver: What is the one book you would give as a gift?
Annie: A River Runs Through It.
Denver: Given the choice of anyone in the world, dead or alive, that you could have as a dinner guest, who would it be?
Annie: Eleanor Roosevelt.
Denver: What advice would you give to your 25-year-old self?
Annie: No fear. Make no decision based on fear.
Denver: If you were a kitchen utensil, what are you picking?
Annie: The Cuisinart.
Denver: Finally, is there a quote that you live by or think of often?
Annie: It’s redundant, I’m sorry, but it is “make no decision based on fear.”
Denver: What is one thing that you’ve changed your mind about in the last 10 years and why?
Annie: How important laughter is. How important it is to laugh, belly laugh every single day.