Navient has been recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning "W" Company for the second consecutive year. The national award is presented to companies with at least 20% women on their board of directors.
Seven of Navient's 13 directors are women. According to the 2020 Women on Boards Gender Diversity Directory, the board has the highest percentage of women of any financial services company. Navient also has the largest number of women independent directors of any S&P 500 company, according to analysis of S&P 500 companies.
"We are very pleased to honor Navient for its commitment to boardroom diversity," said Malli Gero, president and co-founder, 2020 Women on Boards. "We look forward to seeing the company on the Winning ‘W' Company list for years to come."
Navient also recently recognized by the Women's Forum of New York for its advancement of women in the boardroom and the New York Stock Exchange Governance Services for Best Board Diversity Initiative.
Navient women directors are Ann Torre Bates, Anna Escobedo Cabral, Diane Suitt Gilleland, Katherine A. Lehman, Linda A. Mills, Jane J. Thompson and Laura S. Unger.