From creating portable rooms for breast-pumping to re-imagining work schedules, women are transforming the workplace to make it work for them.
Only two countries in the world do not have a paid family leave policy, the United States and Papua New Guinea, according to the International Labour Organization. Of the women in the U.S. who take 12 weeks of leave after giving birth, only 15 percent get paid, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
With U.S. governmental policy lagging behind, female entrepreneurs are taking action.
In some cases, women are creating solutions to barriers they have experienced balancing motherhood and work. Other women are founding businesses based on what they hear from mothers at the office or at the playground.
These six moms are staging a workplace revolution.