From Tar Valon Library
Author: Leora Oldessroth
Viendre is a Wise One who can channel; she is stronger in the One Power than any Aes Sedai Elayne has met except Nynaeve. She has blue eyes, resembles an eagle and often sneers down her nose at Elayne. She is present at Elayne and Aviendha's first-sister ceremony and stands in for Elayne's mother.
(Reference: Winter's Heart, Prologue)