Alissa Marie Chavez is an American inventor and entrepreneur. She is known for her invention "Hot Seat", an alarm for child car seats being left occupied, which she invented as a teenager. She is the founder and CEO of the company Assila.
At age 14, Chavez conceived the Hot Seat alarm as a science fair project, after hearing that many babies died from being left in cars. She later refined the idea and patented it, helping people with newborn care.
In 2019 she announced a new invention, a baby bottle that stores water and dried formula separately, for mixing when needed.
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