Wendy Ann Gomez-Powell, an only child was born in Brooklyn, NY and is the daughter of Colombian born father Yecid Oviedo Gutierrez and America born mother Amelia Martin. Wendy attended public schools and studied dance at Brooklyn College. Upon leaving Brooklyn College she studied and performed with Dance June Lewis & Company. In addition, Wendy was an original member of Ayitia La Dance Company, Dance Danamaria and has performed with Alden Moves Dance Theater in an immersive version of the Nutcracker. Over the years Wendy has performed for elected officials, religious institutions, hospitals, schools, cultural institutions and senior citizen centers. As a Girl Scout co-leader, she has taught dance workshops to Daises and Brownies. In the past, she has also conducted workshops for Girl Scout Cadets and mentored various Girl Scout dance projects. Moreover, in 2015, she was invited to perform by Margaret Plaza, National Artist Teacher Fellow, and Dance Educator for the New York City Department of Education. Ms. Powell is also a 2016 Brooklyn Arts Council Grant recipient for the project, Beat the Drum for Haiti.
Currently, Wendy is a performing artist with Agoci Dance Company as well as a certified Zumba instructor. She is the proud mother of two daughters and one son. Her husband, formally a successful songwriter is a former New York State Committeeman official.