NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SLM Corporation (Nasdaq: SLM) — more commonly known as Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving, planning, and paying for college company — was recently recognized as a Winning “W” Company by 2020 Women on Boards for the diversity of its board of directors. This is the fourth consecutive year Sallie Mae has won the award.
Women on Boards is a national campaign working to increase the percentage of women who serve on company boards to 20 percent or more by the year 2020. The “W” designation is the highest awarded by the organization. Women comprise 33 percent of Sallie Mae’s board of directors.
“Diversity in identity, expertise, thought leadership, and talent are crucial to success here at Sallie Mae,” said Raymond J. Quinlan, Chairman and CEO, Sallie Mae. “It is an honor to be recognized again for the diversity of our board, who continue to help us innovate and best serve our customers.”
Sallie Mae has also been recognized by The Forum of Executive Women for board diversity as one of only 11 companies in the Philadelphia region with 25 percent or more women on its board.
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Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM) is the nation’s saving, planning, and paying for college company. Whether college is a long way off or just around the corner, Sallie Mae offers products that promote responsible personal finance, including private education loans, Upromise rewards, scholarship search, college financial planning tools, and online retail banking. Learn more at SallieMae.com. Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.