Brandi Jeter Riley Brandi Riley is an award-winning community builder and outspoken advocate / leader for equity and pay parity for women through her communities Mama Knows It All, and Courage To Earn. She has written for BabyCenter, ScaryMommy, What To Expect, and is the author of the journal, "Just Us Girls: A Shared Journal for Moms and Daughters" published by Rockridge Press. Brandi lives with her family in Oakland, CA. Find her on Instagram at @Brandijeter. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.