This Wall Street Journal offering caught my eye.
It's the unusual way of displaying proportions.
Your first impression is to interpret the graphic as a bar chart. But it really is a bar within a bar: the crux of the matter - gender balance - is embedded in individual bars.
Instead of pie charts or stacked bar charts, we see stacked columns within each bar.
I see what the designer is attempting to accomplish. The first message is the sharp decline in gender equality at higher job titles. The next message is the sharp drop in the frequency of higher job titles.
This chart is a variant of the "Marimekko" chart (beloved by management consultants), also called the mosaic chart. The only difference being how the distribution of jobs in the work force is coded.
The Marimekko is easier to understand:
A key advantage of this version is to be found in the thin columns.
Here is another way to visualize this data, drawing attention to the gender gap.
In the other versions, the reader must do subtractions to figure out the size of the gaps.