Author: Atarah al'Norahn
She is described as a "fiery redhead".
Shyanda takes part in Elayne and Aviendha's First Sister ceremony. She and another Wise One that Elayne does not recognize help Amys strip to her skin in preparation for the ceremony, and then kneel flanking Amys when she takes her place.
(Reference: Winter's Heart, Prologue)