There's been some discussion on Twitter today about the Reuters infographic on the top left. Jonathan Keller redesigned it (top right) to include a full Y-scale. Christopher Ingraham has summarized the conversation.
Which one of the graphics is right? I don't really know. Keller's does a much better job at showing the actual proportions, and at revealing the tiny amount of women at the top levels of the corporate world. But it bothers me because it obscures the slight progress made in the last couple of decades. That was my original objection. Can we get the best of both worlds? Perhaps. Here's a quick and rough sketch of what I'd try to do (discussion about it below):