Luisa Rollenhagen is an Argentinian-German freelance journalist based in Berlin. She’s worked for publications including Deutsche Welle, GQ, The Guardian, and BuzzFeed.
Her first paycheck: “I believe I got my first paycheck in 2007, when I was working as a waitress at a beach bar. The money was awful, maybe €7 an hour? I once spilled six beers on a man because I stumbled in the sand while having to balance a full tray on one hand.”